Moon Phase Scavenger HuntCredits: Elizabeth Hawkins
Moon Phase Scavenger HuntDirections:1. Read the question.2. Click on the correct answer.3. If you get the wrong answer,you will be directed to tryagain. Click to beredirected to the question.3. If you get the right answer,you will be directed to go tothe next question.
Go to the moon website. First clickon Background Information and readthe information. Then, click thegreen play button and watch themodel of the moon rotate aroundthe earth. After you understandhow the sun, moon and earth’spositions change the appearance ofthe moon, answer the followingquestion.When the moon is between the earthand the sun the moon’s phase is a/an:a. 1st quarter moon
Read the following facts aboutthe moon and then take the moonquiz. Once you finish with a page, don’t forget to click the
The Moon The moon is cold and dry and the surface is covered with rocks and dust. It has no atmosphere and is onlyabout 1/4 of the earth’s size. The same side of the moonalways faces the Earth. Themoon revolves around theEarth in about one month. Itrotates around its own axisin the same amount of time.
The surface of the moon isscarred by millions ofcraters, caused byasteroids, comets, andmeteorites. There havebeen many missions to themoon. NASAs ApolloMission sent NeilArmstrong, "Buzz“ Aldrin,and Michael Collins to themoon for the first time onJuly 20, 1969. Neil
Moon Quiz1. Is the Moon bigger or smaller than the Earth? Bigger Smaller2. The Moons surface is scarred by millions of _______? Oceans Craters3. Does the same side of the Moon always face the Earth?
4. Does the Moon have an atmosphere? No Yes5. Who was the first person towalk on the Moon? Neil Armstrong JohnGlenn6. About how long does it take the Moon to revolve around the Earth?