Moon phases

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Moon phases

  1. 1. Earth Science Bell ringer # 9 9/14/2011 earth 5 1 7 3 8 6 2 4 On a blank sheet of paper draw a picture that looks something like this. Be sure to include the representation of the Sun
  2. 2. Below that draw 8 slightly larger circles representing the moon as viewed from Earth as follows:
  3. 3. Small circles represent the positions of the moon in its orbit around Earth earth 5 1 7 3 8 6 2 4 Be sure to include the representation of the Sun
  4. 4. Your page should look something like this Phases of the Moon 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8
  5. 5. Moon Phases New Moon Waxing Crescent Waning Crescent Waxing Gibbous Waning Gibbous 1 st Quarter 3rd Quarter Full Moon
  6. 6. Moon Phases The shadow on the moon always appears from right to left when the moon is growing. If you can see the right side of the moon, then it is growing. Likewise the moon always disappears from right to left. So if you can see the left side then it is getting smaller.
  7. 7. What phase? 3rd Quarter
  8. 8. <ul><li>When the moon grows it is said to be </li></ul>Waxing <ul><li>When the moon gets smaller it is said to be </li></ul>Waning

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