Moon phase observations introduction and instruction the moon is earth’s nearest astronomical neighbor at an average distance of about 239,000. C–18 lab activity on the moon's phases and eclipses lab activity #2: modeling the phases of the moon1 materials: white polystyrene ball, 3 inches in diameter (to represent the moon)2 pencil or other “stick. The moon is a ball of rock lit by the sun as it orbits the earth, different parts of its surface are illuminated, and we see the moon go through a cycle of phases from new to full and back to new again.
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Will analyze the data together in lab to come up with a final value instructions: over the next month or so, you’ll be going and taking naked eye observations of the moon you may do so any time the moon is up be sure to do the following: 1. 21 super activities for teaching moon phases by teach junkie teaching the phases of the moon just got a little easier here are 21 super moon phases activities and resources including a few printables, a song and videos i hope these can help you teach phases of the moon for kids in meaningful ways.
Astronomy 50 spring 2015 lab 5: observations of the moon’s phases most people are aware that the moon takes about a month to cycle through the phases, as it. To understand the moon's phases, you need to understand the play of light and shadow on its surface light and shadow a ball illuminated by a single distant source of light will show phases much like the moon's imagine a white ball hanging in space some distance in front of you.
Name: _____ astronomy 101 lab: lunar phases and eclipses pre-lab assignment: in this week's lab, you will be using a lamp, a globe, and a ball to simulate the sun, earth, and the moon you will be able to see the relative positions of these objects during each lunar phase. Moon phases calendar – here is a website resource that you will love to show the moon phases in a calendar month to make observations and analyze patterns of the phases a great alternative to sending home a calendar for students to fill out.
Lunar observation lab: understanding the motion and phases of the moon author: sean s lindsay version 11 created 1 september 2016 learning goals in this activity, you will learn the names for the phases of the moon and that the phases are caused by the position of the moon in its orbit with respect to the sun and earth. Welcome to the u of minnesota department of astronomy ast 1001 moon project website follow the links below to submit observations or to read the help manual.