November 8, 1888, Lunation

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Link to Resource: https://apod.nasa.gov/apod/ap991108.html
Resource Type:Teaching Media; Videos or Animations
Grade Level:
K 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12
Language:English
Organization:National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA)
Summary:Our Moon's appearance changes nightly. This slow-loading time-lapse sequence shows what our Moon looks like during a lunation, a complete lunar cycle. As the Moon orbits the Earth, the half illuminated by the Sun first becomes increasingly visible, then decreasingly visible.
Earth Science Big Ideas:Big Idea 1
NGSS Discplinary Core Ideas:ESS1.A
NGSS Performance Expectations:1-ESS1-1; 5-ESS1-1; HS-ESS1-1; HS-ESS1-2; HS-ESS1-3; MS-ESS1-1; MS-ESS1-2
NGSS Science and Engineering Practices:Analyzing and interpreting data; Constructing explanations (for science) and designing solutions (for engineering); Developing and using models; Engaging in argument from evidence; Obtaining, evaluating, and communicating information
NGSS Crosscutting Concepts:Energy and matter: Flows, cycles, and conservation; Patterns; Scale, proportion, and quantity; Systems and system models
Subjects: 6-8; 9-12; elementary school; high school; k-12; k-3; k-4; k-5; k-5 geosource; k-6; k-8; k-9; middle school; nasa; photography; space
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