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Learning all about the Moon

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The Moon

Learn the Phases

By Sara Sydow5th grade Science

Moon Movement

Fun Moon Facts

in a predictable pattern

you will learn that The moon moves

Grab your partner and click on each numbered position to see what the moon looks like from the earth when the moon is at that position.

Point of View

The diagram below shows the moon as it orbits the Earth as viewed from space!

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First Quarter

The moon is called a "waning" moon as its illuminated side gets smaller over time.

Last Quarter

The moon is called a "waxing" moon as its illuminated side gets larger over time.

TEST YOUR KNOWLEDGE

MOVE EACH MOON TO THE PHASE IT WOULD BE IN

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REVIEW

MOVE EACH MOON TO THE PHASE IT WOULD BE IN

HOW DID YOU DO?

Waxing Gibbous

Third Quarter

First Quarter

Waning Gibbous

Waxing Crescent

Waning Crescent

New Moon

Place each name above the image it represents

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REVIEW

Full Moon

Waxing Gibbous

Third Quarter

First Quarter

Waning Gibbous

Waxing Crescent

Waning Crescent

New Moon

HOW DID YOU DO?

Full Moon

The moon takes 27.3 days to make a full revolution around the Earth.

Moon Revolution

The Earth and moon both travel in counter-clockwise revolutions and rotations.

The Earth takes 365.25 days to make a full revolution around the Sun.

When the moon is getting smaller, it is a _________ moon?

Gibbous

Crescent

Waning

Waxing

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