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NATURAL SATELLITE (THE MOON) Presentation Transcript

  • 1. THE MOON
    • Your Task (You have 2 minutes)
    • Briefly discuss with the person next to you and write down all you know about the moon.
    Remember to make notes while you discuss
  • 2. MAKE A POSTCARD FROM THE MOON Hands Up if you know what a postcard Is? Moon Wow my trip to the moon was awesome...... Wish you lot were here with me...good view of the craters ....played football, I thought the people here were friendly and welcoming... I lived in a six
  • 3. HOMEWORK
    • You have won and gone on a free holiday to the moon.
    • How was your journey to the moon?
    • What kind of clothes and food do they have on the moon?
    • What did you see from your hotel room?
    • What areas of interest did you visit on the moon?
    • What happened when you played football on the moon?
    • Describe the means of communication on the moon-are there mobile phones and TV on the moon?
    • Remember
    • The due date:
    • Pictures and Diagram are important
  • 4. EARTH SPACE AND BEYOND
  • 5. NATURAL SATELLITE
    • Learning Objectives
    • To know what a satellite is
    • To know and understand why the moon is luminous.
    • To know that the moon is a satellite and that the moon orbits the Earth showing one face
    • To know and understand the changing phases of the moon
  • 6. THE MOON
    • Your Task (You have 2 minutes)
    • Briefly discuss with the person next to you and write down all you know about the moon.
    Remember to make notes while you discuss
  • 7. What is a natural satellite?
    • A natural satellite is an object that orbits a planet or other body larger than itself and which is not man-made. Such objects are often called moons .
    • Note keywords
    • Natural
    • Satellite
    • Orbits
    • Planets
    • Moon
  • 8. FACTS ABOUT THE MOON
    • The Moon is Earth's only natural satellite and is the fifth largest satellite in the Solar System.
    • It is the largest natural satellite in the Solar System relative to the size of its planet.
    • The moon is non-luminous.
    • The Moon is the only celestial body on which humans have made a manned landing.
    Note Keywords Moon Solar System Non-luminous
  • 9. PHASES OF THE MOON
    • Copy Questions Task
    • What is the phase of the moon?
    • What causes the different phases of the Moon?
  • 10.
    • What is the phase of the moon?
    • The changing shape of the bright part of the Moon that we see is called its phase.
    • The Moon phases are caused by the shadow of the moon itself. At any given time, half of the moon is facing the sun, and looks bright, and the other half is facing away, and looks dark.
  • 11.
    • What causes the different phases of the Moon?
    • The phases of the Moon depend on its position in relation to the sun and Earth.
    • As the Moon makes its way around the Earth, we see the bright parts of the Moon's surface at different angles. These are called "phases" of the Moon.
  • 12. PHASES OF MOON
    • The phases of the moon work in a cycle starting with the new moon.
    • Did you know?