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Space Exploration: The Moon 1 Focus: The student can identify the Moon’s surface features and the moon phases. The natural satellite of the Earth. The Moon. Prior Knowledge. Revolves around the Earth. The Moon.

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Space Exploration: The Moon 1

Focus: The student can identify the Moon’s surface features and the moon phases.


The natural satellite of the Earth.

The Moon

Prior Knowledge


The Moon

  • Is covered with light and dark areas. The darker areas called “maria”, the Latin word for seas.

  • Is covered with numerous craters. These craters were caused by the impact of meteorites.


The Moon

Moon

Earth


The appearance of the moon as affected by the movement of the Earth, Moon, and Sun.

Moon Phases

Prior Knowledge


Moon Phases

  • Half the Moon is always lit by the Sun, however you can’t always see the lighted half.

  • What we do see are the different portions of the lighted part (Moon Phases).


3 lighted part.

Moon Phases

4

2

1

5

Sun

Earth

6

8

7


The first phase in the Lunar Cycle. lighted part.

New Moon

Prior Knowledge



New Moon Moon is facing the Sun.


The Moon is facing the Sun.second phase in the Lunar Cycle.

Waxing Crescent

Prior Knowledge


Waxing Crescent Moon is facing the Sun.

1. The sunlit portion is increasing, but less than half.

2. The term “waxing” means growing larger in size.


Waxing Crescent Moon is facing the Sun.


The Moon is facing the Sun.third phase in the Lunar Cycle.

First Quarter

Prior Knowledge


First Quarter Moon is facing the Sun.

  • happens when the moon is at a 90 degree angle with respect to the earth and sun. So we are seeing exactly half of the moon illuminated and half in shadow.


First Quarter Moon is facing the Sun.


The Moon is facing the Sun.fourth phase in the Lunar Cycle.

Waxing Gibbous

Prior Knowledge


Waxing Gibbous Moon is facing the Sun.

  • the sunlit portion is still increasing, but now it is more than half.


Waxing Gibbous Moon is facing the Sun.


The Moon is facing the Sun.fifth phase in the Lunar Cycle.

Full Moon

Prior Knowledge


Full Moon Moon is facing the Sun.

  • The moon is on the opposite side of the Earth from the Sun, so the entire sunlit part of the Moon is facing us. The shadowed portion is entirely hidden from view.


Full Moon Moon is facing the Sun.


The Moon is facing the Sun.sixth phase in the Lunar Cycle.

Waning Gibbous

Prior Knowledge


Waning Gibbous Moon is facing the Sun.

  • the sunlit portion is decreasing, but it is still more than half.

1. The term “waning” means it appears to get smaller in size.


Waning Gibbous Moon is facing the Sun.


The Moon is facing the Sun.seventh phase in the Lunar Cycle.

Third Quarter

Prior Knowledge


Third Quarter Moon is facing the Sun.

  • happens when the moon is at a 90 degree angle with respect to the earth and sun. So we are seeing exactly half of the moon illuminated and half in shadow.


Third Quarter Moon is facing the Sun.


The Moon is facing the Sun.eighth phase in the Lunar Cycle.

Waning Crescent

Prior Knowledge


Waning Crescent Moon is facing the Sun.

  • The sunlit portion is still decreasing, but it is less than half.


Waning Crescent Moon is facing the Sun.


Moon Phases Illustration Moon is facing the Sun.

  • Draw the Moon Phases

  • Must include the Sun, Earth and the 8 Phases of the Moon.

  • The Phases must be drawn correctly and labeled with the name of the Moon Phase.


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