B.H. Wood School Grade 6 Course Page: Spring 2019

"When the light's on the right, then the Moon is getting bright!"

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Stellarium Night sky animation software

Lunar and Solar Eclipses 1 This had a bit too much emphasis on solar eclipses.

Lunar and Solar Eclipses 2 This was the short one that was not too bad.

Lunar and Solar Eclipses 3 Bird's-eye view and view from Earth - we felt this had problems

Lunar Phases Bird's-eye view and horizon view

Comets near the Sun Videos of sun-grazing comets from the Solar and Heliospheric Observatory (SOHO)

Planetary Orbits Scale A video of a scale Sun-to-Neptune model, in the desert

Document Library
DocumentMoon FlipbookMoon Phase Observation Activity
DocumentMCAS questionsfrom the 2014 thru 2018 Grade 8 tests
DocumentEarth/Moon Size Activity 1chosing a ball and matching with another student's ball; Annenberg Foundation
DocumentEarth/Moon Size Activity 2play-doh spheres, with notes about an error in the write-up; StarDate.org
DocumentThe Interstellar Mediumfrom the Sun to alpha Centuri
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