Scope on the Skies: Moon phases

by: Bob Riddle

When teaching Moon phases, the focus seems to be on the sequence of Moon phases and, in some grade levels, how Moon phases occur. Either focus can sometimes be a challenge, especially without the use of models and observations of the Moon. In this month’s column, the author describes some of the lessons that he uses to teach the phases of the Moon with models.

Level

Middle School

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Type Journal ArticlePub Date 10/1/2010Volume 034Issue 02

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