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Published on February 19, 2014

Author: aquillam

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Slide show for teaching about the phases of the Moon.

PHASES OF THE MOON 20 February, 2014

WHAT TIME IS IT? • Generalized time, like sunrise and noon, not the exact number you’d read off your watch

WHAT TIME IS IT? noon

WHAT TIME IS IT? Try it with the flashlights

WHAT TIME IS IT? Note the time depends on where the Sun is! sunset • noon

WHAT TIME IS IT? noon sunset sunrise midnight

MOON PHASES • Waxing = getting bigger • Waning = getting smaller • New = not visible

sunset WHAT PHASE IS IT?

sunset WHAT PHASE IS IT?

WHAT PHASE IS IT? midnight

DOES THE PHASE DEPEND ON WHAT TIME IT IS?

LABEL THE PHASES New, waxing crescent, waning crescent, waxing gibbous, waning gibbous, 1st quarter, 3rd quarter, full

THE PHASES 3rd Quarter Waning Gibbous Waning Crescent New Full Waxing Crescent Waxing Gibbous 1st Quarter

CAN YOU SEE THIS MOON AT SUNSET?

sunset CAN YOU SEE THIS MOON AT SUNSET?

PREDICTIONS! • If it is sunrise, what phases CAN you see? • What phases can you see mid evening (between sunset and midnight)? • What phase is “overhead” at sunrise? • When does a first quarter moon set? • If you want to look at faint nebula in the evening, what phases do you want the Moon to be in?

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