Day 31: Modeling Moon Phases

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By now you might know that I like using technology AND I like using old school manipulatives. To help students understand the phases of the Moon and the geometry of the Earth-Moon-Sun system, I bust out the wooden models and make them get their eyeballs down at table level to see why and when we see the Moon in its different phases. I swear this is the only thing that really works!


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