|The Changing Moon An Astronomy WebQuest|
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This WebQuest covers the following 6th Grade Utah Science Standards:
STANDARD I: Students will understand that the appearance of the moon changes in a predictable cycle as it orbits Earth and as Earth rotates on its axis.
Objective 1: Explain patterns of changes in the appearance of the moon as it orbits Earth.
As you watch the Moon throughout the month, you notice its appearance changes. Why? The purpose of this WebQuest is to explain why the appearance of the Moon changes throughout the month.
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You will make posters explaining why we see phases of the Moon. You will make posters:
Posters 3 & 4
Lunar Phases (Complete activities 1-3)
Congratulations for completing this assignment. You are now a phases of the Moon whiz kid!