Task

This lesson is for the purpose of you being able to know the phases of the moon and find out what happens and what the moon looks like during each phase. Your task is to work with a partner in order to create a drawn picture of each phase of the moon, and to label them all correctly. The moon can be a fascinating thing, so make sure you pay close attention to the information given to you on the websites! At the end of this task you will  be able to name all phases of the moon as well as be able to know what each looks like. Also, you will know when a lunar eclipse can occur and may be able to find out when the next one will happen!

 

Informational Websites To Visit:

http://www.enchantedlearning.com/subjects/astronomy/moon/Phases.shtml

http://www.mreclipse.com/Special/LEprimer.html

http://www.kidsastronomy.com/astroskymap/lunar.htm

http://eclipse.gsfc.nasa.gov/lunar.html

 
Activities and Animations:

http://astro.unl.edu/naap/lps/animations/lps.swf
 
http://aspire.cosmic-ray.org/labs/moon/lunar_phases_main.html

http://www.astro.wisc.edu/~dolan/java/MoonPhase.html


Videos:

http://video.google.com/videosearch?hl=en&q=lunar+eclipse&um=1&ie=UTF-8&ei=6tuaSaO4OeHAtge9ra24Cw&sa=X&oi=video_result_group&resnum=4&ct=title#