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Lunar Cycle

For Teachers 3rd - 9th
Wax on, Wane off. How will you teach your learners the phases of the moon and stages of the lunar cycle?
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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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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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Phases of Life Poster Project

For Teachers 4th - 7th
Now this is a clever approach to familiarizing aspiring astronomers with the phases of the moon! They first record the specific dates for ten special events in their lives. Then they use an online moon phase calendar to find out which...
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Baseball Moon

For Students 1st - 5th
Model the phases of the moon, using your head as Earth. This is a pertinent exercise in helping astronomers understand why the moon appears to change over a month's time. Assign it to them as homework and then ask them to write in their...
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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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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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The Solar System and Beyond

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Survey the solar system by viewing this PowerPoint. Amateur astronomers discover that gravity is responsible for Earth's orbit around the sun and the moon's orbit around Earth. They explore the moon's phases and Earth's seasons. This...
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The Moon

For Teachers 5th - 8th
Why does the moon change shape throughout the month? What are all those wholes on the moon? What is the moon made of? This video answers all these questions and more. Learners will discover aspects of gravity, the lunar phases, and how...
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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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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 instructional activity, 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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Moon Phases and Tides

For Teachers 3rd - 4th
Here is a terrifc presentation on the Moon, and its phases. Each of the slides focuses on one of the phases of the Moon, giving its name, and the reason why it is in the shape that we see. There is a little bit of information on how the...
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Regents High School Examination: Physical Setting Earth Science 2009

For Students 9th - 12th
Junior geologists address 50 multiple choice questions and 35 short answer questions about the earth system. Plenty of visuals are included for interpretation: diagrams, graphs, maps, photographs, laboratory setups, weather symbols, and...
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Regents High School Examination: Physical Setting Earth Science 2010

For Students 9th - 12th
Every topic under the sun is covered in this New York State Regents High School Examination. With the focus of earth science, participants answer 85 quesitons about the solar system, geologic time, rocks and minerals, landforms, and...
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Phases of the Moon

For Teachers 1st - 3rd
Here is a nice presentation on the ways to determine the phase, and the name of the phase of all the phases of the moon. For example, one slide shows the moon exactly half lit, with the light on the right hand side. This is the First...
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Phases of the Moon

For Students 3rd - 6th
Circles, divided into halves, are arranged in a cycle for aspiring astronomers to color in according the phases of the moon. Next to each are lines on which they can write the name of the phase and boxes in which they can number the...
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Is It Just a Phase?

For Teachers 2nd - 4th
Students explain the phases of the moon. In this space science lesson plan, students use a light bulb and styrofoam spheres to simulate the moon phases. Students discuss their observations.
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Reflected Light and the Moon

For Students 5th - 10th
In this moon instructional activity, students draw the different moon phases and name them. Students review why the moon has phases. This instructional activity has 6 fill in the blank and 4 short answer questions.
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For Teachers K - 4th
Young scholars discover scientific facts about the Moon and how some American Indian Tribes used the moon to measure time. They accomplish this by listening to stories and poetry, writing stories, communicating with an astronaut,...
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Moon Madness

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Students model the motions of the Earth-Moon-Sun system to explain moon phases; examine the relationship between the movement of the Earth and the illumination of the Moon; and explore selected Web sites to research the Moon phases and...
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Take Your Class to the Moon

For Teachers 4th - 6th
Get your kids talking about our lunar neighbor with these hands-on lessons.
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Regents High School Examination: Physical Setting Earth Science 2008

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Throughout this earth science exam, high-school geologists complete a series of multiple choice and short answer questions about the solar system, atmosphere, and earth system. This is an amazing test, as are all of the exams developed...
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Telling Time By The Light Of The Moon

For Teachers 7th - 9th
Jr. high learners explore the concept of Elongation. They analyze the phases of the moon and position of the sun in order to create a flip book. They will then use their books to determine the local time using the sun and moon. Excellent!