Baseball Moon

This Baseball Moon activity & project also includes:

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 own words what they observed.

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Pros

  • An illuminating activity for understanding the moon's phases
  • A neat-looking handout may increase eagerness to complete the assignment
Cons

  • None