This web site contains four animated tutorials that demonstrate different astronomy concepts. These include: Lunar Phases shows how the motion of the moon relative to the Earth and Sun change the appearance of the moon;...
The Moon, Earth's only natural satellite and one of the brightest objects in its sky, appears in the sky in many different shapes. Over the course of a month, the observed shapes result from the interaction of the...
This exercise has students use a simple physical model of the Earth, sun, and moon to understand why the moon changes phases from the perspective of Earthly observers. Students hold up balls representing the moon in a...
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