This is a set of 32 cards covering the phases of the moon or the lunar cycle: new moon, waxing crescent, first quarter, waxing gibbous, full moon, waning gibbous, last quarter, and waning crescent. For each phase there is a matching illustration card, a position card, and a written definition.
With what standard does this resource align?
This resource will aid students in moving towards mastery of Next Generation Science Standard NGSS MS-ESS1-1.
How do I use card sorts?
• Test prep
• Science stations
• Warm ups or bell work
• Collaborative learning
• Use the cards as a word wall
Card sort tips:
Laminate these and use them again and again.
Hole punch each and keep them on a key ring for quick reference.
Print two to a page for smaller cards!
What is included?
⭐ 32 Full Color Cards
⭐ 32 Black & White Cards (printer friendly!)
⭐ Student answer sheet
⭐ Teacher Key
Want more card sorts?
Check out my Growing Bundle of Science Card Sorts
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