Phases of the Moon

Sixth graders learn that the moon orbits the Earth in a predictable cycle. Each learner engages in a two-week observation of the moon. They sketch its appearance, and take note of its position in relation to objects in their yard. Some excellent handouts accompany this lesson, which make it easy to implement.

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