The student knows the effects resulting from cyclical movements of the Sun, Earth, and Moon. The student is expected to demonstrate events in the lunar cycle, including solar and lunar eclipses.
Identify advantages and limitations of models such as size, scale, properties, and materials.
PowerPoint Presentation includes the following:
Introduction to the two types of eclipses – Solar and Lunar.
Animated diagrams of the Sun-Earth-Moon system during a solar and lunar eclipse.
Guided notes, including diagrams, with student handouts.
Hands-on activity demonstrating the correct alignment of the Sun, Earth, and Moon during a solar or lunar eclipse.
Student Activity Sheet – Eclipse Demo
Answer Key – Embedded and included separately.