# PHASES OF THE MOON

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Curipod lesson about topic "PHASES OF THE MOON"

1. Word cloud
120 seconds
Name the 8 phases of the moon in order?
2. Slide
60 seconds
"E.5.8B.1 Analyze and interpret data from observations and research (e.g., from NASA, NOAA, or the USGS) to explain patterns in the location, movement, and appearance of the moon throughout a month and over the course of a year. E.5.8B.2 Develop and use a model of the Earth-Sun-Moon system to analyze the cyclic patterns of lunar phases, solar and lunar eclipses, and seasons. E.5.8B.3 Develop and use models to explain the factors (e.g., tilt, revolution, and angle of sunlight) that result in Earth’s seasonal changes. "
Learning objective:
3. Slide
60 seconds
The Moon orbits the Earth every 29.5 days The Moon's appearance and position in the sky changes throughout its orbit These changes are known as the Moon's phases
The Phases of the Moon
4. Slide
60 seconds
The Moon orbits the Earth every 29.5 days The Moon's appearance and position in the sky changes throughout its orbit These changes are known as the Moon's phases The moon takes 27 days to rotate
The Phases of the Moon
5. Open question
210 seconds
Which is longer the moons rotation or revolution?
6. Slide
60 seconds
orbital period: The amount of time it takes for the Moon to make one complete orbit around Earth. lunar cycle: A single cycle of lunar phases, from one New Moon to the next. waxing and waning: The gradual increase and decrease in illuminated area of the moon's visible surface during its lunar cycle.
Concepts:
7. Slide
60 seconds
The Moon is about 4.5 billion years old! The moon is moving away from the Earth at a rate of about 1.6 inches per year! The far side of the moon is also called the 'dark side'!
Fun facts:
8. Open question
660 seconds
Work together in pairs: Explain why the phases of the moon change over the course of a month?
9. Open question
660 seconds
Work together in pairs: What are the four shapes of the moon and how do they appear from Earth?
10. Drawings
450 seconds
Brain break: Draw a picture of a full moon and a new moon and discuss the difference?
11. Poll
300 seconds
What is the first phase of the moon?
• New Moon
• Waxing Crescent Moon
• 1st Quarter Moon
• Full Moon
12. Poll
300 seconds
What is the second phase of the moon?
• New Moon
• Waxing Crescent Moon
• 1st Quarter
• Full Moon
13. Poll
300 seconds
What is the third phase of the moon?
• New Moon
• 1st Quarter Moon
• Waxing Gibbous Moon
• Full Moon
14. Poll
300 seconds
What is the fourth phase of the moon?
• New Moon
• Waxing Gibbous Moon
• Waning Gibbous Moon
• Full Moon
15. Poll
300 seconds
What is the fifth phase of the moon?
• New Moon
• Crescent Moon
• Half Moon
• Full Moon
16. Poll
300 seconds
What is the sixth phase of the moon?
• New Moon
• Waning Gibbous Moon
• Waxing Gibbous Moon
• Full Moon
17. Poll
300 seconds
What is the seventh phase of the moon?
• New Moon
• 1st Quarter Moon
• Last Quarter Moon
• Full Moon
18. Poll
300 seconds
What is the last phase of the moon?
• New Moon
• Waxing Crescent Moon
• Waning Crescent Moon
• Full Moon
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