Artemis ROADS II Unit 1 Lesson 3: Looking at The Moon
This lesson’s guiding question is, “How do observations of the Moon contribute to explanations in both science and culture?“.
First, students will share their prior knowledge of the Moon phases in their everyday experiences at home or school. Then, they will make direct and/ or indirect observations of the Moon phases and connect the Moon phases to the Sun/ Earth/ Moon relative positions using an orbit simulator, compare/contrast science and cultural explanations, create a group calendar, and predict the Moon phase on their next birthday. Finally, students will document their findings from this lesson.
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Artemis ROADS II Mission Objective Alignment:
This lesson does not directly align with a Mission Objective from the Artemis ROADS II Challenge.