The Phases of the Moon Different Faces in the Night
We can see three different faces of the moon: <ul><li>Full Moon </li></ul><ul><li>Quarter Moon </li></ul><ul><li>Crescent ...
Like the earth, half of the moon is always lighted by the sun. <ul><li>Also like the Earth, half of the moon is completely...
New Moon <ul><li>When the moon is in between the sun and the Earth, we cannot see the moon. This part of the moon is in th...
Full Moon <ul><li>When the Earth is in between the moon and the sun, we see the whole part of the moon which is lit up by ...
Quarter Moon <ul><li>When the moon is above or below the Earth, we can only see half of the lit area of the moon. </li></u...
Crescent Moon <ul><li>When the moon is in between the new moon and the half moon, we are only able to see a little sliver ...
<ul><li>As the moon grows larger, towards becoming a full moon, it is called a  waxing gibbous moon . </li></ul>
<ul><li>As the moon grows smaller, away from being a full moon, it is called a  waning gibbous moon . </li></ul>
<ul><li>New moon </li></ul><ul><li>Waxing crescent moon </li></ul><ul><li>Quarter moon </li></ul><ul><li>Waxing gibbous mo...
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Phases Of The Moon

  1. 1. The Phases of the Moon Different Faces in the Night
  2. 2. We can see three different faces of the moon: <ul><li>Full Moon </li></ul><ul><li>Quarter Moon </li></ul><ul><li>Crescent Moon </li></ul>
  3. 3. Like the earth, half of the moon is always lighted by the sun. <ul><li>Also like the Earth, half of the moon is completely dark. </li></ul><ul><li>The moon does not really change, it travels around the Earth. </li></ul><ul><li>The different faces that we see are really different sides of the moon. </li></ul>
  4. 4. New Moon <ul><li>When the moon is in between the sun and the Earth, we cannot see the moon. This part of the moon is in the shade. </li></ul><ul><li>This is called a new moon . </li></ul>
  5. 5. Full Moon <ul><li>When the Earth is in between the moon and the sun, we see the whole part of the moon which is lit up by the sun. </li></ul><ul><li>This is called a full moon . </li></ul>
  6. 6. Quarter Moon <ul><li>When the moon is above or below the Earth, we can only see half of the lit area of the moon. </li></ul><ul><li>This is called a quarter or half moon . </li></ul>
  7. 7. Crescent Moon <ul><li>When the moon is in between the new moon and the half moon, we are only able to see a little sliver of the lighted side of the moon. </li></ul><ul><li>This is called a crescent moon . </li></ul>
  8. 8. <ul><li>As the moon grows larger, towards becoming a full moon, it is called a waxing gibbous moon . </li></ul>
  9. 9. <ul><li>As the moon grows smaller, away from being a full moon, it is called a waning gibbous moon . </li></ul>
  10. 10. <ul><li>New moon </li></ul><ul><li>Waxing crescent moon </li></ul><ul><li>Quarter moon </li></ul><ul><li>Waxing gibbous moon </li></ul><ul><li>Full moon </li></ul><ul><li>Waning gibbous moon </li></ul><ul><li>Last quarter moon </li></ul><ul><li>Waning crescent moon </li></ul>

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