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Phases of the Moon
This site contains a series of visualizations of the sun, moon and Earth System and how they relate to the changing face of the moon. Animations are in the form of Java applets, forms for field observation of the moon, and a collection of exercises and PDF versions of background material. There are practice questions and quizzes that discuss the animations.
Intended for grade levels:
  • College (13-14)
Type of resource:
  • For the classroom:
    • Computer activity
  • Visual:
    • Visualization - scientific
Subject:
  • Space science
Technical requirements:
Adobe Acrobat reader
Cost / Copyright:
No cost
Copyright and other restriction information unknown.
DLESE Catalog ID: SERC-STARTINGPOINT-000-000-000-256
Resource contact / Creator / Publisher:
Author: Keith Clay
Green River Community College, Department of Physics