The students will be able to begin to explain and understand the phases of the moon as well as the effects/relationship of the sun and moon on Earth. They will be able to demonstrate their knowledge of the moon by writing, and speaking about the different phases, and demonstrate/symbolize the phases of the moon through the use of oreos. They will be able to predict how the moon will change over time according to the observations of predictable patterns, abd will be able to compare and contrast the different phases of the moon and be able to recognize the phases.
What causes the moon to have phases?
Other Instructional Materials or Notes:
- 1.E.3 The student will demonstrate an understanding of the patterns of the Sun and the Moon and the Suns effect on Earth.
- 1.E.3A Objects in the sky move in predictable patterns. Some objects are better seen in the day sky and some are better seen in the night sky. The Sun is a star that provides heat and light energy for Earth.