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Moon Phases

(Grades 4th – 5th) The purpose of this investigation is for students to explain how the moon appears to change shape through “phases of the moon”. Students will engage in hands on exploration that allows for a deep understanding that describes the visual changes in the appearance of the Moon. Students will understand that the Moon completes one revolution around Earth over the course of a month. (Kit includes desk lamp, styrofoam balls, expanded activities and video resources.)

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4452 S Beneva Road
Sarasota Florida 34233

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