The Moon - mrkeay.pbworks.com

The Moon Earths first satellite The Moon Since the moon is not a star, it cant produce its own light

Instead, moon is a satellite (orbits Earth) Light we see is reflected sunlight The Moon

Did you know The moon is egg-shaped? The moon moves 3.8 cm away from us each year? Earths gravity causes moonquakes?

More than 400 trees are planted in the U.S that were germinated on the moon The Moon Did you know

The moon was created when a rock the size of Mars struck Earth as the solar system formed about 4.5 billion ya. We see the same side of the moon all the timeheres

why Lunar Orbit The moon rotates once on its axis every 29.5 days The moon takes the same 29.5

days to circle the Earth (its orbital period) Since the two times are the same, it means we see the same face of the Moon all the time

Phases of the Moon Total Lunar Eclipse - February 20, 2008 Name the Phases

waxing means getting bigger waning means getting smaller Phases of the Moon Teachers Domain Phases of

the Moon YouTube Phases of the Moon 3D animation and Bill Nye Tides

The moons gravity exerts a pull on Earth The ocean directly in line with the moon is pulled slightly toward it a high tide The opposite side of the Earth

also gets a high tide because the planet is being pulled toward the moon, as well. Tides Spring tides

when Sun and moon are aligned Neap tides when Sun and moon are not

aligned Tides What do tides look like on Earth?

Eclipses Lunar Eclipses When moon moves into Earths shadow (Full Moon) Not every month orbital planes have to line up

Happen 2 - 4 times per year Everyone on night side of Earth can see it Eclipses Lunar Eclipses

Moon glows red because indirect sunlight is filtered by our atmosphere (filters out blue light) Lunar Eclipse from the moon

Eclipse Geometry YouTube videos What causes an Eclipse of the moon

Total Lunar Eclipse - February 20, 2008 Eclipses Solar Eclipses When moon moves between

the Sun and Earths (New Moon) Moon blocks out some or all of the Suns light Happens rarely Very small area affected

Solar Eclipse Eclipses Solar Eclipses Can be partial

if moon blocks a portion of Suns light Solar Eclipse on Earth

Area of totality

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