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Exporing the mooon activity

Task 1- Moon Facts
Make a list of 5 facts about the moon. Make it interesting and use the information
to help you understand something you’ve been wondering about the moon.
1)​The rise and fall of the tides on Earth is caused by the Moon.
2) THe moon has no atmosphere
3)​A person would weigh much less on the Moon
4)​The Moon has only been walked on by 12 people; all American men.
5)The moon has earthquakes
Task 2- Why Phases?
6)What causes the moon to be lit?
The sun
7) What causes the different phases of the moon?
The moons position relative to the sun and earth
8) How long does it take for the moon to go through all of its phases (lunar cycle)?
Task 3- The Phases
9) What is the difference between waning and waxing?
Waning is the light decreasing after a full moon waxing is the light increasing until full
Task 4- Use the interactive below to label the phases on your handout