xkcd: Earth Orbital Diagram
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Earth Sun and Moon Fact Diagram Activity earth sun and ...
This resource includes an Earth, Sun and Moon diagram worksheet, and a set of facts about our solar system for your children to cut and stick around the diagram.
Phases of the Moon
Phases of the moon video model and a picture of how the new moon appears in the night sky.
Space: Model of Earth & Moon's orbit by More Time 2 Teach ...
One of the biggest misconceptions that students have is that they believe that the Sun travels around the Earth. My students were no exception... That is why I created this model that allows students to manipulate the Earth and the moon in order to gain a better understanding. With this activity, yo...
The Moon And Tides HiWAAY Information Services
The word "tides" is a generic term used to define the alternating rise and fall in sea level with respect to the land, produced by the gravitational attraction of the moon and the sun.
Orbit of the Moon
The Moon orbits Earth in the prograde direction and completes one revolution relative to the stars in about 27.32 days (a sidereal month) and one revolution relative to the Sun in about 29.53 days (a synodic month).
Space is vast, but we're lucky to have a close neighbor: It waxes, it wanes, it controls the tides! Watch this movie to learn about our planet's nearest companion, the moon.
The Moon is an astronomical body that orbits planet Earth and is Earth's only permanent natural satellite. It is the fifth largest natural satellite in the Solar System, and the largest among planetary satellites relative to the size of the planet that it orbits (its primary).
Moon Phases Lunar Phases Explained
Understanding The Moon Phases Have you ever wondered what causes the moon phases? We all know that its appearance changes over time. But why? The good way to understand the phases of the moon is to examine an earth moon sun diagram:
Lunar Phases NAAP UNL Astronomy Education
The NAAP Lunar Phases Lab demonstrates how the earth sun moon geometry gives rise to the phases of the moon as seen from earth. A distant view of an observer looking down on earth as well as a perspective of an observer looking into the sky are used in the the simulator.