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Does the Moon Rotate? [Activity]

Does the Moon Rotate? [Activity]

  • Daytime Event
  • Outside Venue
  • Target Audience
  • Child, Teen, Adult

Many people think that the moon doesn't rotate, but it actually does! This fun activity helps you demonstrate this rather unintuitive fact using your visitors, a few props, and the Sun's light.

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Solar Eclipse Resources

Solar Eclipse Resources

  • Daytime Event
  • Outside Venue
  • Target Audience
  • Child, Teen, Adult

Solar eclipses happen on average twice a year somewhere on Earth. These activities show what's happening and why!

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