Moon Phase Scavenger Hunt By: Elizabeth Hawkins
Moon Phase Scavenger Hunt Directions: 1. Read the question. 2. Click on the correct answer. 3. If you get the wrong answer, you will be directed to try again. Click to be redirected to the question. 3. If you get the right answer, you will be directed to go to the next question. Click to continue.
Go to the moon website. First click on Background Information and read the information. Then, click the green play button and watch the model of the moon rotate around the earth. After you understand how the sun, moon and earth’s positions change the appearance of the moon, answer the following question. When the moon is between the earth and the sun the moon’s phase is a/an: a . 1 st quarter moon b. Waxing gibbous moon c. New d. Full
Go to the Lunar Phases Challenge and click on the OK button to begin. Drag the correct moon phase from the bottom of the challenge to the missing phase in the calendar. Follow the directions and complete Levels 1, 2 and 3 . When you have completed all 3 Levels click on the Ribbon , fill in your name and print the certificate . Leave your printed copy in the printer and it will be collected and put in your folder.
Read the following facts about the moon and then take the moon quiz . Once you finish with a page, don’t forget to click the
The Moon The moon is a cold and dry and the surface is strewn with rocks and dust. It has no atmosphere and is only about 1/4 of the earth’s size . The same side of the moon always faces the Earth . The moon revolves around the Earth in about one month . It rotates around its own axis in the same amount of time. On the moon, the sky always appears black , even on the bright side.
The surface of the moon is scarred by millions of craters , caused by asteroids, comets, and meteorites. There have been many missions to the moon. NASA's Appollo Mission sent Neil Armstrong and "Buzz“ Aldrin to the moon for the first time on July 20, 1969. Neil Armstrong was the first person to set foot on the moon. His first words when he stepped onto the lunar surface were, "That's one small step for man, one giant leap for mankind."
<ul><li>Moon Quiz </li></ul><ul><li>Is the Moon bigger or smaller than the Earth? Bigger Smaller </li></ul><ul><li>The Moon's surface is scarred by millions </li></ul><ul><li>of _______? </li></ul><ul><li> Oceans Craters </li></ul><ul><li>Does the same side of the Moon always face the Earth? </li></ul><ul><li> No Yes </li></ul>
<ul><li>Does the Moon have an atmosphere? </li></ul><ul><li>No Yes </li></ul><ul><li>5. Who was the first person to walk on the Moon? </li></ul><ul><li>Neil Armstrong John Glenn </li></ul><ul><li>About how long does it take the Moon to revolve around the Earth? </li></ul><ul><li>A month A year 7. On the Moon, would the sky look blue or black? </li></ul><ul><li>Blue Black </li></ul>