Wax On, Wane Off

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Students investigate the cycles of the moon through an in class experiment.  In this lunar lesson, students utilize a tennis ball and their own head to simulate the moon and Earth and create moon phases by observing the tennis ball from different angles.  Students create a simulation of the sun as well, using flashlights in a dark cardboard box while bouncing light off of a Styrofoam ball.

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Resource Details

Grade
4th - 8th
Subjects
Science
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Resource Type
Lesson Plans
Duration
3 hrs
Instructional Strategies
Project-Based Learning
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