The Moon in Children's Literature

by: Kathy Cabe Trundle and Thomas H. Troland

The Moon's cycle of phases is one of the most familiar natural phenomena, yet also one of the most misunderstood. Research has found that a significant segment of the population, including students and teachers, mistakenly believes that the Moon's phases are caused by the shadow of the Earth. This articles discusses how to avoid the pitfalls of introducing misconceptions when reading about the Moon.


Type Journal ArticlePub Date 10/1/2005Stock # sc05_043_02_40Volume 043Issue 02

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