Seasons, Day and Night Moon Phases and Ocean Tides Power Point Project Objective: Describe what causes the Earth’s seasons, day and night, moon phases and ocean tides. Assignment: Create a power point that explains and illustrates the Earth’s seasons, day and night, moon phases and ocean tides. Requirements: 1. 2. 3. Title page At least 4 more slides with the following information At least one picture for each of the following information Seasons 1. What causes seasons? 2. What are the seasons? 3. How are the seasons different for the northern and southern hemispheres? Day and Night 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. Moon Phases 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. Ocean tides 1. 2. 3. 4. What causes day and night? What time of year are the longest days What time of year are the shortest days When are days and nights around the world equal? How are days and nights around the world different? What is the lunar cycle and how long is it? How much of the moon is always illuminated by the sun? What are the phases of the moon? What causes the phases of the moon? Explain the new moon, 1st quarter, full moon and 3rd quarter phases and where they occur in the moons revolution around the Earth. Explain how long it takes for the moon to go through each phase. Define ocean tides. Explain what causes high and low tides. What are spring and neap tides? When do spring and neap tides occur during the lunar cycle (at what phases)?