This WebQuest should help students understand the phases of the moon and to clarify any of their misconceptions. The students should have learned a few basic concepts before the participating in this WebQuest activity. They should understand the following concepts: the Earth revolves around the sun, the sun does not move, and the Earth constantly rotates on an imaginary axis as it revolves around the sun.
Georgia Performance Standard:
S2E2. Students will investigate the position of sun and moon to show patterns throughout the year.
d. Use observations and charts to record the shape of the moon for a period of time.