Quantcast
Sign Up For Our Newsletter
Email:

Explain Moon Phases & Eclipses

advertisement

Chart the movements of the sun, moon, and earth to develop an explanation for the phases of the moon and solar and lunar eclipses 0407.6.1


Links verified 10/25/2010


  1. Animation of a lunar eclipse from Astronomy Picture of the Day
  2. How Can the Little Moon Hide the Giant Sun - lesson plan designed for lower grades, but can be modified A lesson plan can be found at this site
  3. Animation of a Lunar Eclipse 2001 Fred Espenak A video is available through this link
  4. Animation of a Solar Eclipse - simultaneous animation of total, partial, and annular eclipses [produced by Tom Grace] A video is available through this link
  5. Current Moon Phase Calculator This site is interactive and allows students to play a game or input or collect data
  6. Earth, Sun and Moon - interactive lesson from BBC followed by a quiz This site is interactive and allows students to play a game or input or collect data This site includes questions for your students to check their understanding
  7. Eclipse Interactive - change variables and explore eclipses This interactive site would work well on an interactive whiteboard
  8. Eclipses - This real-time 3D simulation of the Sun, Earth, and moon explains lunar and solar eclipses, as well as the defined moon phases. The student can manipulate the Sun, the Earth, and the moon into all of their phases as well as view the phases from a variety of different perspectives. This site is interactive and allows students to play a game or input or collect data
  9. Eclipses and Moon Phases - make selections and see a variety of animations about either type of eclipse or the moon phases This site is interactive and allows students to play a game or input or collect data
  10. Mechanics of Lunar Eclipses - great diagrams | Lunar Eclipses occurring between 1999 and 2020
  11. Mechanics of Solar Eclipses - great diagrams | Solar Eclipses occurring between 1999 and 2020
  12. Moon and Sun - A solar eclipse composite photo
  13. Phases of the Moon - high quality transparency master An Adobe Acrobat document in .pdf format
  14. Phases of the Moon - short lesson on phases with several links to follow
  15. Phases of the Moon Interactive - drag the slider left or right to observe different positions and phases [this expired page is from the Internet Archive known as the Wayback Machine] This interactive site would work well on an interactive whiteboard
  16. Solar Eclipses - explanation and several great images

A resource for the teacher to use in planning their lessons site for teachers | A PowerPoint show related to this standard PowerPoint show | An Adobe Acrobat document in .pdf format Acrobat document | A Microsoft Word document to be downloaded Word document | This interactive site would work well on an interactive whiteboard whiteboard resource | This resource includes voice instructions for students sound | A video is available through this link video format | This site is interactive and allows students to play a game or input or collect data interactive lesson | This site includes questions for your students to check their understanding a quiz | A lesson plan can be found at this site lesson plan | This link includes something for the teacher to print to print

 

 

Internet4classrooms is a collaborative effort by Susan Brooks and Bill Byles.
 

  

advertisement

advertisement

Use of this Web site constitutes acceptance of our Terms of Service and Privacy Policy

138102684 US 1