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How Distant Is The Moon?

Students discover how Aristarchus, a Greek astronomer around 230 BC, used a simple observation of the eclipse of the Moon, plus clever reasoning, to deduce the distance of the Moon. They practice the same calculation technique.

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Grade
9th - 12th
Subjects
Math
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Resource Type
Lesson Plans
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  • Worksheet

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