How to Make a Mobile of Moon Phases?

Answer Students learning about the phases of the moon can gain a better understanding by creating a mobile to demonstrate each moon phase. This mobile can be hung in the classroom for a visual example of ... Read More »

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How to Make a Moon Phases Chart?

Anyone can make their own moon phases chart and it's a great project for kids and astronomy fans alike.

In Science, How Do the Moon's Phases Depend on the Relative Position of the Sun, Moon & Earth?

The ancient peoples of the Earth defined their calendars by the phases of the moon. Although the Earth's cycle about the sun is more important for determining the seasons for planting and harvestin... Read More »

Phases of the Moon in the Sky?

The moon has day and night sides, depending on its position with respect to the sun. On Earth, we perceive various fractions of the moon's day and night sides as the phases of the moon. It takes ab... Read More »

Why do we see phases of the moon?

When viewed from Earth, the moon goes through a cycle of dark to light and back to dark with intermediate stages of partial light and darkness on its surface. These changes in illumination are the ... Read More »