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How Can the Little Moon Hide the Giant Sun?

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This is an activity exploring the concept that distance affects how we perceive an object's size, specifically pertaining to the size of the Sun and the Moon as seen from Earth.

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How Can the Little Moon Hide the Giant Sun?

How Can the Little Moon Hide the Giant Sun?

This is an activity exploring the concept that distance affects how we perceive an object's size, specifically pertaining to the size of the Sun and the Moon as seen from Earth.