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Lesson 4 - The movement of the Moon

This afternoon we would like you to develop your understanding of the moon. Describe the movement of the Moon relative to the Earth.

 

Key Questions to consider:

Why does the moon move across the sky?  Asking questions is an important part of thinking scientifically. Make a list of the questions you have about the moon. Can you find the answers?

 

Videos to support your learning:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=B-b4XvuQo1Y

https://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/clips/z3jd7ty

 

Click on the 'The movement of the Moon' to learn more. 

Choose your level of challenge: (See resources below)

Level 1: Complete the worksheet labelling the orbit of the moon

Level 2: Separate the statements about the Moon into two groups: True or False 

Level 3: Draw and explain the movement of the moon

 

Further Challenge:

Using a torch ( the sun) rotate a ball ( the moon) whilst it orbits the sun and look at the shadows on the moon.

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