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8 resources with the concept the earth-moon-sun system

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Activity Book: Discover Your Changing World With NOAA

For Teachers 6th - 8th Standards
Introduce middle schoolers to the essential principles of climate science with a collection of 10 activities. Class members learn about the Earth’s climate systems, factors that change these systems, and the impacts of those changes....
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Let's Lasso the Moon: Phases of the Moon

For Teachers 1st Standards
A timelapse video hooks learners' attention to the phases of the moon. After discussing their observations, pupils use the Moon Giant website to view the moon on their birthday and complete a bar graph. The class creates an anchor chart...
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Making a Sundial

For Teachers K - 8th
Sundials are more than just primitive clocks. Learners build their own sundials to study the location of the sun across the sky throughout the day. They use shadow evidence related to their sundials to make conclusions about solar movement.
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Evaluating a Lunar Eclipse

For Teachers 3rd - 12th
Do all lunar eclipses look the same? Find out in an activity where astronomers use the Danjon Scale of Lunar Eclipse Brightness to describe the color and brightness of the moon during an eclipse. Explorers make three observations using...
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When Do Lunar Eclipses Happen?

For Teachers 4th - 8th Standards
Who needs the daylight to simulate a lunar eclipse? Astronomers model the positions of the Sun, Earth, and Moon to explain the necessary conditions for a lunar eclipse. Investigators cut and label a paper plate to represent the Earth and...
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Moon Flip Book

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
Flip over the phases of the moon. Using an interactive, pupils view the location of the moon relative to the sun and earth for the eight major phases of the moon. Individuals record how the moon looks through a complete cycle. Using...
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The Great, Glowing Orb What You Will Do: Make a Solar Heat Engine

For Students 6th - 8th Standards
How is solar energy able to move wind and water to control the climate? Scholars explore the concept of solar energy in the first of 10 activities in the Discover Your Changing World series. They follow instructions to build homemade...
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We Don't Actually Know Where the Sun Came From

For Students 9th - Higher Ed Standards
Stars come from families, but scientists aren't sure where to find the sun's relatives. Learn more about identifying star families and the confusion about the sun. As part of a larger SciShow Space series, an interesting video offers a...