by Tiny Space Adventures
A great supplement to any phases of the moon unit!
Classroom stations, reinforcing phases of the moon/fractions or both!
Students will have fun playing with the phases of the moon to sharpen their fraction skills. They can play memory by matching up the fraction to the phase of the moon and/or place the fraction cards sequentially on a number line.
Three review pages are included
matching the lunar phase with the name & fraction as it observed from earth
matching the lunar phase with it name only (with out the fraction included)
matching the numbers from this lesson (0, 1/4, 1/2, 3/4 1) to their moon pictorial representation.
Background information on the moon is also included.
NOTE: Fractions are based on how the Moon is observed from Earth.
Common Core Standards
Grade 3.NF.1: Understand a fraction 1/b as the quatintiy formed by 1 part when a whole is partitioned into b equal parts.
Grade 4.MD.4: Make a line plot to display a data set of measurements in fractions of a unit.
Grade 5.MD.2: Make a line plot to display a data set of measurements in fractions of a unit.
Next Generation Science Standards
Grade 1.Space Systems.Patterns and Cycles
1-ESS1-1. Use observations of the sun, moon, and stars to describe patterns that can be predicted.
MS-ESS1-1.Develop and use a model of the Earth-sun-moon system to descibe the cyclic patterns of the lunar phases, eclipses of the sun and moon and seasons.
Other Related Tiny Space Adventures Lessons: The Moon's Many Phases