This is a very useful way to help the students understand and be able to map out the orbit and relationship between the Earth, Moon and Sun. This will help when transitioning into discussing the seasons.
Create your own model to show how the Earth orbits the Sun while the moon travels around the Earth. Great manipulative to help explain the concept. Identify and describe characteristics of the sun, Earth and moon as familiar objects in the solar system.
Supermoon is a spectacular sight! The upcoming supermoon - on Monday, Nov. 14 - will be especially "super" because it's the closest full moon to Earth since We won't see another supermoon like this until The moon's orbit around Ea
Phobos orbits just 3 miles above Mars. It should crash in approx 1 million years. ESA’s Mars Express spacecraft captured this photo of Phobos – the larger of Mars two moons – orbiting in front of its planet.