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This HANDS ON and INTERACTIVE science activity helps clear up misconceptions about how the EARTH and MOON orbit the SUN.

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This HANDS ON and INTERACTIVE science activity helps clear up misconceptions about how the EARTH and MOON orbit the SUN.

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I could use this diagram to illustrate how the earth orbits around the sun and how the moon orbits around the earth.

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FREEBIE: Create your own model to show how the Earth orbits the Sun while the moon travels around the Earth

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Supermoon is a spectacular sight! The upcoming supermoon - on Monday, Nov. 14 - will be especially "super" because it's the closest full moon to Earth since 1948. We won't see another supermoon like this until 2034. The moon's orbit around Earth is slightly elliptical so sometimes it is closer and sometimes it's farther away. When the moon is full as it makes its closest pass to Earth it is known as a supermoon. At perigree - the point at which the moon is closest to Earth - the moon can be…

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I love this simple way of using brads and paper to teach kiddo how the earth rotates and orbits the sun, and how the moon does, too.

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Moon Presentation (Earth Science Geology Apollo Spaceflight)

23 slide PowerPoint dealing with the Moon. Topics: Phases of the moon, tides, Apollo Program, impact theory, moon's orbit and more! Great for an Earth Science teacher.

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