MS-ESS1-1 Develop and use a model of the Earth-sun-moon system to describe the cyclic patterns of lunar phases, eclipses of the sun and moon, and seasons.
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Somehow, creating a resource for eclipses, especially with the "Big-Once-In-A-Lifetime- Event" coming up somehow slipped my mind! I'm not sure which curriculum you're using, I would recommend teaching this just before you hit Moon Phases. This concept would set the foundation as to why, and how, the sun's light causes the moon to look different depending on where it is in in its orbit relative to the Sun and Earth,
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