Moon Observations

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Hunter's Moon during a Lunar Eclipse

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Modeling for Understanding in Science Education (MUSE)


Data gathering is a starting point for model building. With this material, students have an opportunity to gather data that will later be explained by their EMS model. Students compile data for a complete cycle of Moon phases (28 days). This should elicit the idea that observation is a major part of science.

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