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The Moon Changes

The Moon Changes

| 1 min

A clip in the Science Please! collection, The Moon Changes uses archival footage, animated illustrations and amusing narration to explain what causes the different phases of the moon.

  • director
    Sylvain Charbonneau
  • animation
    Pierre M. Trudeau
  • producer
    Jean-Jacques Leduc
  • associate producer
    Marc Bertrand


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Ages 6 to 9

Science - Space

Teacher asks students to: - observe the Moon using a free software application such as Stellarium, changing the date to reveal the different phases; - reproduce the Earth-Moon-Sun system using a globe, a tennis ball and a flashlight; - do research to find out how many natural satellites are in orbit around the planets of the Solar System; - study the effects of the Moon on tides.

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