Moon Phases

  • Moon Phases!

    For this topic you will be working at your own pace. It is expected that you will finish this work in 2-3 class periods. Please make sure that you are following the directions for each part of the assignment.

    PART A

    For this part you will need to cut and paste the Moon Phases diagram into your composition notebook. Please paste it ON THE BOTTOM HALF of the page. You will be writing definitions first, then completing the diagram. 

    Please watch BOTH videos and ignore the sound of my stuffy nose. :) 







    PART B
    Moon Phase WebQuest
    This part has 6 different tasks. Make sure that you complete each task and get a teacher stamp in your notebook.

    TASK ONE (page 29)- Here are some websites for you to complete this task.



    TASK TWO (page 29)- Here is a website for you to complete this task.


    TASK FOUR (page 30 & 31)- Here is a website for you to complete this task.


    Please copy the following questions into your science notebook on page 31 and then answer them.
    1. Identify the days where the Moon's phase is waxing crescent.
    2. Identify the days where the Moon's phase is gibbous.
    3. Which day is the Moon full?
    4. Which day is the New Moon?
    5. Identify the days where the Moon's phase is a waning crescent.

    TASK FIVE (page 31) 
    Copy this question onto page 31 and then answer it.
    • Explain why the Moon, stars, and Sun appear to change positions in the sky.
    Here are some websites for you to complete this task.




    TASK SIX (page 32)- Here are some websites for you to complete this task.



    TASK SEVEN
    In your science notebook on page 33, please choose one of the Homework Options assignments (from the back of your science notebook) and complete it about Moon Phases.


    PART C

    Moon Phase Foldable
    This will be done together as a class. :)

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