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Phases of the Moon. A solar eclipse can only occur at the new Moon because that's the only time that Sun, Moon and Earth could line up with the Moon blocking the Sun from our view. ©Mona Evans, “Solar Eclipses”


4th grade science project on moon phases | Moon Phases | BrainPOP Educators

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Our Solar System to Scale

Our Solar System to Scale (I think this lesson could be easily modified for upper elementary science classes--and would make a great hook or culminating activity for a Solar System unit!)

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10 Astronomy Videos My Students Loved

These astronomy videos made great visual aid for my 3rd/4th-graders. It is amazing how visual footage and artistry can make astronomy come to life.


DIY Shadow puppet theater


Ella did this in 5th grade science: Phases of the Moon with Oreos

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Our Solar System

I love this homeschool activitiy! Oreo cookies to learn the moon phases.