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Moon Over Us: Faces and Phases begins April 1

 
Bonnie in Pokhara, Nepal
Moon Over Us: Faces and Phases begins April 1
by Bonnie Thurber - Sunday, 3 March 2013, 9:24 PM
 

 

The next section of the Austria, Brazil, China, USA Exchange, The Moon Over Us: Moon Phases and Faces is where students learn more about how the moon looks when viewed from the Northern and Southern Hemispheres. In the project, students and teachers from around the world share and discuss their images and videos of the moon’s different looks by commenting on each other’s web pages.
 
Special note: All images submitted for this project need to have the earth as part of if the picture and must include the time and date.
 
The official starting date for this project is April 1, but, if you have students once a week, you may wish to start in March. The project runs throughApril and May
 
For more information, contact icollaboratory@gmail.com
 
 
Picture of Suman Gautam
Re: Moon Over Us: Faces and Phases begins April 1
by Suman Gautam - Friday, 8 March 2013, 11:06 AM
 

When we are in the northern hemisphere, we see the southern part of the sky, and we see the phases of moon as shown in figure 1. But when we are in the southern hemisphere we see the northern part of sky and we see moon as shown in the next figure.