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Using a golf ball under a blacklight, patrons explore the dynamics of lunar phases

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Hints for uses in your library For best results, make sure each participant has their own golf ball and takes a turn orbiting the "Earth"
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Golf Ball Phases and Embroidery Hoop Eclipse

Golf Ball Phases and Embroidery Hoop Eclipse

Using a golf ball under a blacklight, patrons explore the dynamics of lunar phases