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Upper Elementary Science - I
3.18 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: The New Moon can be seen clearly in the night sky.
False
True

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

Q 3: It takes the Moon around 30 days to orbit the Earth.
False
True

Q 4: When we see the Moon, we are looking at the part of the moon that is reflecting light from the Sun.
True
False

Q 5: If the moon is BIGGER than a QUARTER, we call it ____.
gibbous
crescent
half
full

Q 6: When the moon is GETTING BIGGER, it is ____
waning
waxing

Q 7: If the Moon is SMALLER than a QUARTER, we call it a _____ Moon.
Half
Full
Crescent
Quarter

Q 8: When the Moon is not visible, it is called _______.
Full Moon
First quarter
New Moon

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