Does The Moon Really Orbit The Earth?

What do Newton's Law of Gravitation and the moon's orbit have in common? Assist pupils as they view a short video segment and learn the gravitational methods of the moon and earth. They learn the reason why and how these have changed over time.

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Instructional Ideas

  • Have learners view the moon each night for two full weeks and discuss what they notice about its pattern, location, and other predetermined factors
  • Instruct the class to research how climate change affects the moon and earth's relationship with one another
Classroom Considerations

  • Provide an alternate activity for any individual who may be sight impaired or who may have other problems performing the activity indicated
Pros

  • Presents detailed information in simple and clear language for all learners to understand
  • Provides the opportunity to integrate other activities or experiments for a fully developed lesson that appeals to participants with multiple learning styles
Cons

  • None