Engaging and effective way to get middle school kids thinking about the positions of the Sun, Earth and moon! NGSS-based.
Students cut out pictures of the sun, Earth and moon. On their desk, they manipulate the positions of the 3 pictures in relation to each other according to 10 different cards that say things like "neap tide", "new moon", and "waxing crescent".
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Check out our popular MOON & TIDES TEST and Using a TIDE CHART to Graph Tides Activity.
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