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Lower Elementary Science
3.5 Phases Of the Moon

The Moon looks different every night. As the moon orbits or moves around the Earth, the sun's light reflects off of the moon. You can see the Moon change its shape over a month from New Moon to Quarter Moon to Full Moon. These changes are known as the phases of the Moon.


Directions: Answer the following questions. Write about the phases of the moon in your own words.
Q 1: It takes the Moon around 30 days to orbit the Earth.
True
False

Q 2: The Full Moon is as big as the Moon can get.
False
True

Q 3: The New Moon can be seen clearly in the night sky.
True
False

Q 4: When the Moon appears to be completely round, it is called the _____.
New Moon
Quarter Moon
Full Moon

Q 5: When we see the Moon, we are looking at the part of the moon that is reflecting light from the Sun.
True
False

Q 6: If the moon is BIGGER than a QUARTER, we call it ____.
gibbous
full
crescent
half

Q 7: When the Moon is not visible, it is called _______.
First quarter
Full Moon
New Moon

Q 8: When the moon is GETTING BIGGER, it is ____
waxing
waning

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