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267 resources with the keyterm moon

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Study Jams! The Moon

For Students 4th - 8th Standards
Take your class to the moon and back with this compact slide show. A mix of computer-generated images and photographs are supported by explanatory text. Observers learn about the moon's movements, its physical features, and its phases....
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Kinesthetic Astronomy: Moon Phases

For Teachers 3rd - 8th Standards
We are the world! Each of your class members models Earth and holds a styrofoam ball to see its phases. Thorough teacher background information and a detailed lesson plan will make this a cinch to teach. If you do not want to purchase...
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Settlement Exploration: Then and Now

For Teachers 6th - 8th
NASA has crafted an imaginative and memorable series of lessons, "NASA and Jamestown Education Module." This lesson is one of the five components. In it, middle schoolers connect history and science by comparing the settlement of...
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The Sun, Moon, and Our Solar System: Teacher/Student Notes

For Students 3rd - 5th
Introduce basic Earth and space science to your budding astronauts. This handout works in two ways, the first part provides information about the sun, moon, eclipses, and Earth to be read to or by the class. The second part is composed...
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Why The Full Moon is Better in Winter

For Students 5th - 9th
Did you ever wonder which season is best for viewing the full moon? Find out why winter wins the honor, and why the tilt of Earth''s axis is the main contributor. 
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Space Science: Phases of the Moon

For Teachers 6th - 7th
Looking for a terrific lesson on the phases of the moon that has lots of good worksheets? With two excellent websites are embedded in the plan, the activity is sure to spark some interest in your astronomy unit. Some common...
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Motions of the Earth, Sun, and Moon

For Teachers 6th - 12th Standards
Earth's motions, the moon's orbit, and the celestial sphere are thoroughly explained in this 52-slide PowerPoint. There are a couple of slides specific to the author's class, but you can easily edit or remove them. This fabulous...
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The Phases of the Moon

For Teachers 4th - 8th
Watch and learn about the four phases of the moon. New, first quarter, full, and last quarter are all covered in this highly visual video. While this clip stops prior to finishing a full description it does a good job of showing what the...
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The Solar System and Beyond: The Moon

For Teachers 5th - 8th
Here is a very basic look at the moon and its positioning around our planet. The pictures and labels here show different phases and will help your space explorers understand our changing views of the moon along with the Earth's tilt and...
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Regents High School Examination: Physical Setting Earth Science 2006

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Test your class on earth science with this extensive resource. This test, created by The University of the State of New York Regents, is made up of 50 multiple choice questions and 32 short answer questions that cover the branches of...
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Earth Science

For Teachers 3rd - 6th
A slide for each of the planets (including recently downgraded Pluto), the sun, our moon, four of Jupiter's moons, and the rings of Saturn make up this visually appealing PowerPoint. A few facts for each body in the solar system...
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Planetary Jeopardy!

For Teachers 4th - 6th
Space Science can be so much fun, especially when you play Planetary Jeopardy! This game tests students on what they know about Roman Gods, the nine planets, moons in our solar system, and the Earth's rotation. Tip: Set this game up as a...
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Phases of the Moon

For Teachers 6th
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...
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Why Does the Moon Look Like It Changes?

For Teachers 2nd - 4th
Younger kids will enjoy this easy to follow clip describing the phases of the moon. Solid visuals, clear narration, and child-friendly language make this a perfect aid to any lesson on moon phases. Great for grades 2-4.
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Total Lunar Eclipse - February 20, 2008

For Teachers 3rd - 8th
A full lunar eclipse in just 40 seconds, impossible! This 40-second time-lapse video shows a full lunar eclipse from start to finish. Not the best of its kind (the video) but it will do in a pinch, especially if you're short on time.
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Lunar Eclipse - August 28, 2007 Hawaii

For Teachers 3rd - 8th
Kids will ooo and awww over this quick time-lapse video showing a total lunar eclipse. From start to finish, they'll see the full moon darken under the earth's shadow, turn a rusty red, then regain it's brilliant white glow. A great clip...
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Distance to the Moon

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Middle schoolers predict and determine the distance between the Earth and the moon.  In this investigative instructional activity students participate in an activity that helps them to determine the distance from the earth to the moon. 
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Orbits Worksheet #1

For Students 4th - 8th
A diagram of Earth's path around the sun, including the position of the moon, is displayed at the top of the worksheet. Five multiple questions get astronomers to analyze the diagram considering what is going on in the solar system. Use...
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Doin' The Moonwalk

For Teachers K - 2nd
If you are looking for an outstanding lesson plan on the Moon for your budding astronomers, look no further! This outstanding plan is full of wonderful, meaningful activities for your charges to engage in. Pupils will discover why there...
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Sun, Earth, and Moon

For Teachers 4th - 6th
Cute graphics make this an attractive presentation for upper elementary classrooms, and multiple choice questions make it interactive as well. There is, however, a lack of coherence. For example, slide #4 addresses the air we breathe,...
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Astronomy - Sun, Moon, Tides

For Teachers 4th - 6th
Colorful in appearance, but without any photos or graphics, this PowerPoint is best used as a note-taking guide for your lecture. Viewers in your earth science class will discover characteristics and phases of the moon, its role in...
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Lunar Learning

For Teachers 3rd - 6th
Students learn about the phases of the moon. In this moon phases lesson, students learn about what causes the moon to look different to us everyday and how the Earth and Sun's position determine what phase the moon is in.
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Elmo In The Sky

For Teachers Pre-K - K
Elmo asks the sun about things he finds in the sky. Miss Sun describes herself then the moon comes up and describes himself too. Dorothy the fish imagines Elmo dancing on the moon. Elmo sits on a rainbow and the moon explains what a...
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Who Wants to be a Millionaire: Solar System

For Teachers 4th - 5th
Fourth and fifth graders will love showing what they know about the planets and our solar system. This game is fashioned after "Who Wants to be a Millionaire" and has the class work through fifteen different solar system related...