back to front page of earth-moon-sun dynamics

click to print this page from Adobe AcrobatPREVIOUS PAGES

MUSE | Earth-Moon-Sun Dynamics | Course Overview and Materials | Building the EMS Model | Course Material 2B: Moonrise and Moonset

NEXT PAGES

instructional notes

student activities

assessment

student work examples

teacher reflections

course material 2C: Face of the Moon


OTHER PAGES

site map

help

Course Material 2B: Moonrise and Moonset

In this material, students examine data on moonrise and moonset times for a two week period. After noting the general pattern in the data (the Moon rises approximately one hour later each day), they elaborate their EMS model to account for this new phenomenon.

moonrise and set model

Product

Students complete a pretest about Moon phenomena and create a POM to explain what causes the phenomenon of moonrise and moonset.