Why Does the Moon Have Phases?

Why Does the Moon Have Phases?

  • Daytime Event
  • Target Audience
  • Child, Teen, Adult
Moon Phases: Using a simple 3D model, allow participants to discover why the Moon has phases. This is one of the biggest misconceptions about the night sky and a very rewarding "ah-ha!" moment for the participants.
Use the activities below to extend this model and cover more concepts.

Video

Why Does the Moon Have Phases?

Demonstration of the activity on YouTube.

Activity Key

Daytime Event
Daytime Event
Nighttime Event
Nighttime Event
Inside Venue
Inside Venue
Outside Venue
Outside Venue
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Target Audience