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40 resources with the concept lunar eclipse

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Wax On, Wane Off

For Teachers 3rd - 5th Standards
My saying for distinguishing between a waxing moon and a waning moon is, "wax on, wane off." When the moon is "turning on" or on its way to a full moon, we call it waxing. When the moon is "turning off" or on its way to a new moon, we...
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Let's Go To Space! - SciShow Kids

For Students K - 6th Standards
Take a journey to outer space with a collection of 18 captivating videos by SciShow Kids. Videos cover a variety of topics related to space and astronomy, and showcase key terms and real-world images.  The host, Jessi, and her cartoon...
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Astronomy

For Teachers 6th - 12th Standards
Space is the new frontier and astronomers boldly go where no humans have gone before. Guided by Einstein's theories, Kepler's Laws, and knowledgeable narrators, viewers of a 10-video collection explore the Universe and learn about...
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Getting Ready for the All American Eclipse!

For Teachers K - 12th Standards
Give your pupils a front row seat at the biggest light show in the sky this year! In addition to admiring the total solar eclipse, young astronomers can explain the phenomenon with a little help from an inquiry-based lesson. The focus of...
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Measuring Solar Energy During an Eclipse

For Teachers 4th - 7th Standards
Don't leave your classes in the dark! An inquiry-based lesson has young researchers analyze the light intensity before, during, and after a solar eclipse. They use their data to make inferences about the solar energy available during...
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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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Modeling Eclipses with Size and Distance Scales

For Teachers 3rd - 8th Standards
Size within the solar system is a difficult thing for pupils to imagine. Using everyday objects, they build models to show the scale between the sun, moon, and Earth. They situate their props in proportional distances between the objects...
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Why Isn't There an Eclipse Every Month?

For Teachers 6th - 8th Standards
Searching for an eclipse activity that sends scholars over the moon? Try an interesting interactive to get their minds active! The resource, part of an extensive Space series from PBS Learning Media, uses modeling and data analysis to...
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Eclipse Over America — Predicting Eclipses

For Students 6th - 8th Standards
It's easy to find out in today's world when the next eclipse will be, but what about thousands of years ago? Junior astronomers discover how the Babylonians used lunar observations to accurately predict future eclipses through an...
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Eclipses Explained

For Students 6th - 8th Standards
Are scholars in the dark about eclipses? Shed some light on the subject! Learners explore the sun-moon-Earth system with an interactive lesson from PBS's Space series. Teaching materials include a printable passage, discussion questions,...
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What's the Difference between a Solar and Lunar Eclipse?

For Students 6th - Higher Ed Standards
Is your class in the dark about what happens during solar and lunar eclipses? Help them see the light using a fun physics video! The narrator explains and illustrates both types of eclipse, then offers three handy methods for remembering...
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Craziest Eclipses in the Solar System

For Students 9th - Higher Ed Standards
Have you ever wondered what a solar eclipse looks like ... on Mars? Explore eclipses throughout the solar system with a video from a comprehensive playlist that covers many physics concepts. With images and conceptual drawings, viewers...
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What Are Eclipses? Solar Eclipse and Lunar Eclipse

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
Take a tour of one of the most dramatic astronomical events! The Socratica Astronomy series presents a lesson on the similarities and differences of solar and lunar eclipses. The narrator shows the physical arrangement that produces each...
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What Causes The Phases Of The Moon?

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Discover how the movement of the moon creates different views from Earth. An expert in the field explains that when the moon orbits, different parts become illuminated. The installment of the Veritasium playlist films right after a lunar...
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Eclipse Activity Guide

For Teachers K - 12th Standards
Ever made solar s'mores? Or recreated the solar system using peanuts? Astronomers young and old investigate all things solar using a variety of activities. Explore how the sun works, types of light it emits, and methods of charting the...
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Eclipses

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
In the distant future, the moon will be so far away that there will no longer be any total eclipses. The video explains both lunar and solar eclipses, the moon's orbit, and the size of Earth and the moon. It highlights new vocabulary...
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Experiencing Eclipses

For Students 7th Standards
Don't be caught in the dark! Young scientists investigate the causes of both solar and lunar eclipses using an interactive to help them understand the development of an eclipse over time. They then research facts and characteristics of...
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Lunar Eclipses

For Students Pre-K - 6th Standards
A lunar eclipse or the red moon? This is the focus question of a captivating video hosted by the knowledgable and energetic Jessi and her mouse sidekick Squeaks. Here, the two examine the what, why, and how of lunar eclipses and...
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Observing the Moon

For Teachers K - 8th Standards
Why does it look like there is a man on the moon? Why does the moon look different every night? These are the focus questions of a lesson that prompts class members to observe and record the nightly changes of Earth's natural satellite.
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Moon Phases and Eclipses

For Teachers 6th - 8th Standards
Starry-eyed astronomers draw different views of the Moon in order to introduce its phases. Then they experiment with a ball and a lamp to recreate the phases. A demonstration ensures every pupil understands the process, and the...
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The Moon

For Students 2nd Standards
Second graders read a short informational text passage about the moon and answer a series of questions based on what they read.
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The Earth in Space

For Students 5th - 8th Standards
Skim the surface of the earth with this brief, compact, summary of outer space. The sun, stars, galaxies, planets, and phases of the moon can be found in this all-in-one resource. Seventh graders will enjoy these simple worksheets to do...
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What Causes an Eclipse of the Moon?

For Teachers 3rd - 8th
Ask an astronomer and find out how the orbit of the earth and moon are different and that a lunar eclipse can only happen when their orbits match up. You'll also discover that a lunar eclipse is caused by the earth's shadow. Another...