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Lunar Phases: A Dance under the Sun

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Learners use a Styrofoam ball, sunlight, and the motions of their bodies to model the Moon's phases outdoors.

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NASA: Moon to Mars
Facts About the Moon
NASA Spaceplace: The Moon
The Moon's Phases in Oreos
NASA on Earth's Moon
A Peek into the Moon's Interior
Exploring the Moon Educator Guide
On the Moon Educator Guide

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Earth's Moon
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European Space Agency Video: Building a Moon Base
NOVA video: Extreme Temperatures on the Moon
NASA Scientific Visualization Studio: Tour of the Moon 4k
Kid on the Moon
NASA | BEST: Living on the Moon
Originating Source Lunar and Planetary Instute
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Lunar Phases: A Dance under the Sun

Lunar Phases: A Dance under the Sun

Learners use a Styrofoam ball, sunlight, and the motions of their bodies to model the Moon's phases outdoors.