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Earth, Moon, and Sun for Middle Grades

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Phases of the Moon (showing the "Dark Side" and the Earth) Moon_challenge. Earth, Moon, and Sun. LUNAR PHASES. If you watch the moon every night, you see its shape appear to change.


Does the moon really change shape? Of course not, but its appearance from Earth certainly changes. How does this work? The answer lies within the part of the moon that receives sunlight, and the part of the moon that does not receive sunlight. Let’s look at a diagram of the Earth moon system to figure out how this works. KS3 Bitesize Science - Astronomy and space science : Activity.

Moon Phases Interactive and Quiz. Phases of the Moon Interactive. Full Moon to New Moon Interactive. Lunar Eclipse Interactive. Lunar Phases eLesson. Moon(s) model.