Man in the Moon?!

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Man in the Moon?!. 3.E.2.2. Students are able to recognize changes in the appearance of the Moon over time. Know that the Moon does not change shape , but appears to change shape . Be able to explain what makes day and night. - PowerPoint PPT Presentation

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Man in the Moon?!

3.E.2.2. Students are able to recognize changes in theappearance of the Moon over time.

Know that the Moon does not change shape, but appears to change shape.

Be able to explain what makes day and night.

Know that the earth rotates on an axis and revolves around the sun.K-W-L ChartChanging Moon

What does the moon look like to you?Show Me!

Did your moon look like this?

Why does the moon appear to change shape?The Moon Revolves Around the Earth

The Earth Revolves Around the Sun

VocabularyAppear:

1. Looks like2. Seems to be3. This is what I see, but that is how it really is

Axis: an imaginary line which runs in a straight line from the north pole to the south pole, directly down the Earth's center

Rotation: how the Earth and the moon spin on their axis. It takes 24 hours for the Earth to make 1 rotation.

Revolution: how the Earth spins around the sun and how the Moon spins around the Earth. It takes 365 days (1 year) to make 1 revolution.

The Big Picture

True or False ReviewT / F When a part of the Earth faces the Sun, it is daytime.T / F The moon and the Earth are always rotating on an axis.T / F When the Earth rotates away from the Sun, it is nighttime.T / F The Earth revolves around the moon.T / F The way things appear are always the way that they really are.