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Lunar Sighting

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Lunar Sighting

  1. 1. Lunar Sighting Zach Clark 9/15/09
  2. 2. Science Standard 3-The Physical Setting <ul><li>Indicator: 4.3.1-Observe and report that the moon can be seen sometimes at night and sometimes during the day. </li></ul><ul><li>Taken from: http://dc.doe.in.gov/Standards/AcademicStandards/StandardSearch.aspx </li></ul><ul><li>Activity Link: http://www.indianastandardsresources.org/files/sci/sci_4_3_1.pdf </li></ul>
  3. 3. Definitions <ul><li>Lunar- pertaining to the moon </li></ul><ul><li>Observe- To be or become aware of, especially through careful and directed attention notice. </li></ul><ul><li>Reflect- to cast back light, heat, etc. </li></ul><ul><li>Taken From: www.dictionary.com </li></ul>
  4. 4. Background Information <ul><li>The Moon </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Much smaller than the earth </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Orbits the earth </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Revolves around the earth in 29 ½ days </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Taken from: http://www.nasa.gov/worldbook/moon_worldbook.html </li></ul>
  5. 5. The Earth and the Moon Taken From Google Images
  6. 6. Lunar Sightings during the day
  7. 7. Questions? <ul><li>Why can we see the moon during the day? </li></ul><ul><li>Is the moon always visible during the day? </li></ul><ul><li>Why can’t you see stars when you can see the moon? </li></ul>
  8. 8. Findings <ul><li>By doing the activity provided at the beginning of the PowerPoint will help students discover a better understanding </li></ul><ul><li>Additional Info:http://imagine.gsfc.nasa.gov/docs/ask_astro/answers/970314b2.html </li></ul>
  9. 9. Resources <ul><li>Definitions </li></ul><ul><ul><li>www.dictionary.com </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Pictures </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Google Image search </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Moon/earth/moon during the day </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><li>Additional Information </li></ul><ul><ul><li>http://imagine.gsfc.nasa.gov/docs/ask_astro/answers/970314b2.html </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>http://www.indianastandardsresources.org/files/sci/sci_4_3_1.pdf </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>http://dc.doe.in.gov/Standards/AcademicStandards/StandardSearch.aspx </li></ul></ul>

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