This project allows students to have a excellent model to view the moon phases. Once complete can be used as a science center.
Supplies Needed: square piece of cardboard, moon phases template, golf ball or ping pong ball, markers, and star stickers.
Step 1: Cut the template out and glue to the piece of cardboard.
Step 2: Color half of the ball black. The black side will be the new moon side.
Step 3: Glue the ball in the center of the template with the full/new moon lined up according to the template.
Step 4: Have the students hold the finished project at eye level and practice what moon phases comes next.