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Does the Earth Go Through Phases?

by: Page Keeley and Cary Sneider

The purpose of this assessment probe is to elicit students’ ideas about “Earth phases” and “Earth sets.” The probe is designed to find out if students understand the Earth-Sun-Moon system well enough to imagine how the Earth would appear as seen from the Moon.

Grade Levels

Elementary High School Middle School

Topics

Assessment Astronomy Earth & Space Science Phenomena Three-Dimensional Learning

Details

Type Book ChapterPub Date 3/23/2012Stock # PB307X_26

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