Nevada Science Standards
E.8.B.7 Students know regular and predictable motions ofEarth around the Sun and the Moon around Earthexplain such phenomena as the day, the year,phases of the Moon, and eclipses. E/S
Next Generation Science Standards
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.
Read Chapter 25.2 The Earth-Moon System pg 796-801. Outline the reading in your Science Notebook & include major points and diagrams/tables.
You should focus on the following essential questions:
-Why does the moon's temperature vary widely
-What features are found on the moon's surface
-How did the moon form
-What causes the phases of the moon
-What causes solar and lunar eclipses
-What causes the tides
Source: Prentice Hall Physical Science - Concepts in Action
Source: Dottie Edwards, Strasburg High School, Strasburg, VA, Shenandoah County Public Schools
Complete Notetaking Guide while watching video.
Use textbook, powerpoint, or video clips to answer questions and complete diagrams.
Includes questions about Moon surface.
Complete Notes is Science Notebook while viewing powerpoint