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Kinesthetic Space Model: Why do the Moon and Sun appear the same size?

Grade Levels
3rd - 6th
Formats Included
  • Word Document File
4 pages


When you observe the Sun and the Moon, you may notice that they look about the same size in the sky. However, the Sun is actually much larger than the Moon. How can that be? Make a model to find out!

**Includes teacher guide!**

This model is a sample activity from the 'Miss Q Spacecat Space Explorations' product pack-- a robust package of blended learning activities. Includes fun kinesthetic and hands-on modeling activities, field observations, mathematical thinking and writing prompts.

Available now at the Miss Q Spacecat TpT store!
Link-Miss Q Spacecat Space Explorations
Total Pages
4 pages
Answer Key
Teaching Duration
50 minutes
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to see state-specific standards (only available in the US).
Use ratio and rate reasoning to solve real-world and mathematical problems, e.g., by reasoning about tables of equivalent ratios, tape diagrams, double number line diagrams, or equations.


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