Moon Light Through the Month
Students work in small groups to arrange moon phase cards into the correct sequence. The goal is to circle as many consecutive numbers as possible in two minutes.
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Moon Watch: Observing the Lunar Phases with a Model
How do you know the moon is going broke? It's down to its last quarter. The lesson provides a more accurate way to teach lunar phases, emphasizing not only naming or understanding them, but being able to explain why they occur....
6th - 8th Science CCSS: Designed
How Light Pollution Affects the Stars: Magnitude Readers
Did you know light can decrease visibility? Light pollution absolutely makes it more difficult to see stars. Scholars build a simple magnitude reader to determine the magnitude of stars. They use these data to estimate the impact of...
5th - 12th Science CCSS: Adaptable
New Review Moon Phases
The moon is up at night the same amount of time it is up during the day. The video discusses why the moon has phases, how even ancient people knew it was a sphere, and each moon phase. It focuses on each moon phase individually, not only...
10 mins 6th - 12th Science CCSS: Adaptable