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73 resources with the keyterm moon phases

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Moonlight Through the Month

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Learners investigate the phases of the moon. In this space science lesson, students use a lunar calendar to describe the appearance of the moon. Learners work in small groups to sequentially order moon phase cards.
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Phases of the Moon

For Students 4th - 5th
In this phases of the moon worksheet, students first fill in and label a graphic organizer showing the moon's phases, then complete 5 fill in the blank sentences.
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How Does the Moon Seem to Change?

For Students 3rd - 5th
In this moon instructional activity, students will discover why the moon seems to change in appearance over a month time period. Students will fill in the blanks of 5 statements in this graphic organizer.
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The Earth-Moon System

For Students 3rd - 8th
In this Earth and moon worksheet, learners will review the different phases of the moon, how eclipses are created, and how the moon influences tidal patterns. This worksheet has 13 fill in the blank, 8 true or false, and 2 short answer...
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The Moon

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Students explore the relationship between the earth, sun, and moon in our solar system. They create a moonrise/moonset chart, perform a dance that models the moon phases, and create a Styrofoam model of the moon's surface.
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Multicultural Science Education: Myths, Legends, and Moon Phases

For Teachers 4th - 5th
Students listen to a Native American moon myth before observing a teacher demonstration showing the phases of the moon and they follow along with a styrofoam ball. They write an original moon myth. They work through the phases of the...
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What's With That Moon?

For Teachers 3rd - 4th
Students are introduced to the phases of the moon. They use moon phase vocabulary correctly, view and discuss videos, conduct research using the Internet and use construction paper and chalk to diagram and label a complete lunar cycle.
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Wax On, Wane Off! the Different Views of the Moon

For Teachers 6th - 9th
Students create a three-dimensional model of the Earth and Moon to show the different phases of the moon as they appear on Earth. In small groups, they draw a diagram for a phase, set up the model in the drawn positions then test it with...
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Moon Phases - Finally Making Sense of Them

For Teachers 3rd - 6th
Young scholars investigate the different phases of the moon.  In this lunar cycle lesson, students create models of the sun, earth and moon and investigate why we observe the moon the way we do.  Young scholars observe a PowerPoint...
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Demonstrating Moon Phases

For Teachers 3rd
Third graders participate in a demonstration of the moon's phases. In this moon phase lesson, 3rd graders watch as the teacher demonstrates moon phases with a bright light and a Styrofoam ball. They answer questions associated with the...
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Moon's appearance during lunar cycle

For Teachers 3rd
Third graders observe the moon as it changes its appearance in a lunar cycle.  In this earth science lesson, 3rd graders record, using a T-chart, what the moon looks like each night for a week.  They discuss their observations, watch a...
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The Moon in Motion

For Teachers 2nd - 5th
Students identify the phases of the moon. In this space science lesson, students create a "Moon Flipbook" by using a reproducible which is included in the lesson. Students color in their flipbooks.
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Spinning into Space

For Teachers 1st
Students, through hands-on activities, teacher demonstrations, pictures, and informational books, complete a unit on the Earth and its place in the Universe. They make mobiles of the Milky Way and watch demonstrations of lunar and solar...
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Charting the Phases of the Moon

For Teachers 7th
Seventh graders keep a detailed moon journal that charts the phases of the moon's cycle and describes the reasons why the moon's appearance changes.
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Line Ups

For Teachers 5th
Fifth graders describe the lunar cycle. develop an understanding of the order and phases of the moon. Each student in a team contributes orally in order to make a line up of the moon phases in order.
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Moon Exploration

For Teachers 3rd
Third graders examine the various phases of the moon. They define each moon phase, create an illustration for each phase, identify patterns in the moon's phases for the upcoming months, and take a quiz.
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Phases of the Moon: Cooperative Learning

For Teachers 3rd
Third graders examine the phases of the moon. In this moon phase lesson, 3rd graders listen to a read aloud of The Moon Seems to Change by Franklyn M. Branley and discuss the phases of the moon. They complete a moon phase calendar and...
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The Life Cycle of a Butterfly

For Teachers K - 5th
Young scholars complete lessons on a butterfly life cycle, moon phases, hot water, and shadows. In this science lesson plan, students complete activities where they read books, look at demonstrations, and complete experiments.
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Moon Phase Stations

For Teachers 3rd
Third graders investigate the moon. For this Earth science lesson, 3rd graders discuss the moon phases and how every 4 weeks the moon cycles through these phases.
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Birthday Moons

For Teachers 7th - 10th
Students find the phase of the moon on the date of their birth.  In this science lesson, students chart the moon from the date of their birth till they were one month old.  Students fill out a graphic organizer after visiting a web site...
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Earth's Moon

For Students 9th - 12th
In this moon worksheet, students review the different phases of the moon and differences between a lunar and solar eclipse. This worksheet has 13 fill in the blank and 5 true or false questions.
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How Does the Moon Seem to Change?

For Students 1st - 2nd
In this early childhood moon phases worksheet, students read about the phases of the moon and follow the instructions which require them to color the moon yellow and the sky black.
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Phases of the Moon

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students determine the phases of the moon. They observe experiments to formulate explanations for moon phases. Students identify waxing crescent, waning gibbous, and the causes of the phases.
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It's Just a Phase

For Teachers 3rd
Third graders watch video segments, create a moon phases flip book, and determining what the phase of the moon be on the their 18th birthdays utilizing a moon phases calendar website.