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Item #: AP11709 

Price: $34.95

This item is temporarily out of stock. The expected available to ship date is 08/05/2024

Models are powerful tools for teaching science as they provide useful simplifications of structures and processes, helping to make the unseen seen and the complex simple.

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The model shows students why the phases of the moon happen and how the Moon orbits the Earth. Your students begin by making their models of the Moon, Earth and Sun. Next, they use their models to look at the phases of the Moon starting with a new moon. It first goes to a waxing phase, to a full moon and then a waning phase back to a new moon. The model covers: new moon, waxing crescent, first quarter, waxing gibbous, full moon, waning gibbous, third quarter, waning crescent. The model can also be used to show how the Moon orbits the Earth.

The Model Making Kit includes enough materials for students to assemble up to 5 paper models working cooperatively. The comprehensive Teacher Resource Guide included provides illustrated readings, activities, key vocabulary and an assessment, along with teaching opportunities for students to Engage, Explore, Explain, Extend and Evaluate their understanding of the concepts presented.