This file is an assessment/quiz over the moon phases and the apparent motion of the sun and stars.
*There is no answer key included
*Uploaded as a Word Document so that you can make needed adjustments to fit the needs of your classroom.
*Format: questions require students to write in short answer/essay style and include pictures/diagrams with a few
Questions cover the topics below:
-draw and label moon phases
-movement of the moon (in comparison to the earth, time it takes for a rotation and revolution, and how it moves-direction)
-explain why a footprint placed on the moon many years ago is still present
-comparison of craters (Earth vs. Moon)
-movement of the Earth explanation with pictures (axis, revolution, rotation)
-constellations (why do they appear to move positions in the sky)
-moon (explanation = what is it, why can we see it, why does it appear to glow)