Carlos Andrés Gaviria
English 5 Listening and Speaking
Universidad de Nariño
March 2014
San Juan de Pasto, Nariño Colombia
The Moon is
the Earth’s
natural
satellite. It
has circled
around the
Earth for at
least four
billion
years.
The Moon is
by far the
brightest
thing in the
night sky.
But it has
not light of
its own.
 The
large, dark
patches
visible on the
moon’s
surface are
called
seas, but in
fact they are
not seas at
all.
As the Moon goes around the Earth, sometimes
it passes right into Earth’s shadow, where
sunlight is blocked off. This is a...
It takes to the
Moon 27.3 days
to circle the
Earth, but 29.53
days from one
full Moon to the
next, because
the Earth moves...
When the Moon
orbits the Earth its
provides
gravitational
forces. The change
in the gravitational
forces causes the
water ...
 The Moon
look like
Swiss cheese
because it is
full of holes
and can
appear
yellowish.
The changing
shape of the
bright part of
the moon
that we see is
called it’s
phase.
The first men on the
Moon were Neil
Armstrong and
Buzz Aldrin of the
US Apollo 11
mission. They
landed on the
Moon on July...
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What is the moon?

  1. 1. Carlos Andrés Gaviria English 5 Listening and Speaking Universidad de Nariño March 2014 San Juan de Pasto, Nariño Colombia
  2. 2. The Moon is the Earth’s natural satellite. It has circled around the Earth for at least four billion years.
  3. 3. The Moon is by far the brightest thing in the night sky. But it has not light of its own.
  4. 4.  The large, dark patches visible on the moon’s surface are called seas, but in fact they are not seas at all.
  5. 5. As the Moon goes around the Earth, sometimes it passes right into Earth’s shadow, where sunlight is blocked off. This is a lunar eclipse.
  6. 6. It takes to the Moon 27.3 days to circle the Earth, but 29.53 days from one full Moon to the next, because the Earth moves as well.
  7. 7. When the Moon orbits the Earth its provides gravitational forces. The change in the gravitational forces causes the water levels to rise and lower.
  8. 8.  The Moon look like Swiss cheese because it is full of holes and can appear yellowish.
  9. 9. The changing shape of the bright part of the moon that we see is called it’s phase.
  10. 10. The first men on the Moon were Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin of the US Apollo 11 mission. They landed on the Moon on July 20, 1969. By: Carlos Andres Gaviria Listen and Speaking v.

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