Phases of the Moon PowerPoint (Space Science/ Astronomy Unit)

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Moon Phases: This moon phases PowerPoint incorporates easy to understand explanations with interactive/ animations, and questions which keep students engaged while learning about what causes the moon's phases.

Moon Phases Power Point Contents (46 slides):

         ♦ The Phases of the Moon (Title Slide)
         ♦ Two Types of Moon Shapes
         ♦ Crescent Moon
         ♦ Gibbous Moon
         ♦ Quarter Moon (3 slides)
         ♦ Full Moon
         ♦ New Moon
         ♦ Waxing & Waning
         ♦ Combining Shape & Appearance
         ♦ Guess the Moon Phase (Student Interactive Game - 15 slides)
         ♦ What Causes the Phases of the Moon?
         ♦ Waxing Crescent
         ♦ First Quarter
         ♦ Waxing Gibbous
         ♦ Full Moon
         ♦ Waning Gibbous
         ♦ Third Quarter
         ♦ Waning Crescent
         ♦ New Moon
         ♦ Animation of Whole Process (Slow)
         ♦ Animation of Whole Process (Fast)
         ♦ Question (Why is the moon not in Earth's Shadow?)
         ♦ Answer (The Moon is Inclined)
         ♦ When is the Moon in Earth's Shadow?
         ♦ Question (Time for the Moon to Orbit Earth?)
         ♦ Answer/ Question (Time to reach same Moon phase?)
         ♦ Answer (Moon Calendar)
         ♦ Question (What do you notice about the craters on the Moon?)
         ♦ Answer (All the same) Question: (why?)
         ♦ Answer: (Tidal Locking)

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Phases of the Moon PowerPoint (Space Science/ Astronomy Unit)
Phases of the Moon PowerPoint (Space Science/ Astronomy Unit)
Phases of the Moon PowerPoint (Space Science/ Astronomy Unit)
Phases of the Moon PowerPoint (Space Science/ Astronomy Unit)