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Introduction to Earth-Moon-Sun Dynamics

Explanatory Models

Our Research

Teaching Strategies

Learning Outcomes

Assessment

Course Overview and Materials:

1: INTRODUCING SCIENTIFIC MODELS:

1A: Helper-Builder:

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1B: Sun Plot:

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1C: Moon Observations

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1D: Black Box

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2: BUILDING THE EMS MODEL:

2A: Day/ Night and Sunrise/ Sunset

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2B: Moon Rise and Set

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2C: Face of the Moon

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2D: Phases of the Moon

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2E: Eclipses

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2F: Seasons

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2G: Exam

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3: APPLICATION OF THE EMS MODEL:

3A: Challenge Problems

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