4th grade students collect data as they observe the moon phases and tide schedule. This handout can be used to track data through an entire month. Students will be able to see the cycle of moon phases and the effect it has on tides. They will also record additional data about temperature, weather, humidity, and atmospheric pressure. Print multiple copies per student to make a booklet or insert for science journal.
TEK 4.8C Earth and space. The student knows that there are recognizable patterns in the natural world and among the Sun, Earth, and Moon system. The student is expected to:collect and analyze data to identify sequences and predict patterns of change in shadows,tides, seasons, and the observable appearance of the Moon over time.