Brainpop! Moon Phases
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  • Question 1
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    Q.

    The word "waxing" can replace the first word of which phrase?

    answer choices

    Cooling temperatures

    Dwindling salaries

    Increasing support

    Running out of time

  • Question 2
    30 seconds
    Q.

    Which term describes the relationship between wax and wane?

    answer choices

    Synonyms

    Antonyms

    Homonyms

    Homophones

  • Question 3
    30 seconds
    Q.

    Which hypothetical scenario would result in the moon not having different phases?

    answer choices

    The moon takes twice as long as it does now to orbit the earth.

    Earth takes twice as long as it does now to orbit the sun.

    Earth has two moons

    The moon always stays in one position relative to the earth and sun.

  • Question 4
    30 seconds
    Q.

    How much of the moon's bright side can you see during a new moon?

    answer choices

    0 percent

    10 percent

    50 percent

    100 percent

  • Question 5
    30 seconds
    Q.

    Which of the following phenomena never affects the moon's phase?

    answer choices

    The moon's orbit around the earth

    The earth's orbit around the sun

    The earth's rotation on its axis

    The relative positions of the earth, moon, and sun

  • Question 6
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    Q.

    What can you logically conclude about the relationship between full moons and lunar eclipses?

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    A lunar eclipse never occurs during a full moon. b. c. d.

    A lunar eclipse occurs during all full moons.

    A lunar eclipse can only occur during a full moon.

    A lunar eclipse is the same thing as a full moon.

  • Question 7
    30 seconds
    Q.

    Piloting a ship by moonlight is most difficult during which phase?

    answer choices

    First quarter moon

    Full moon

    Third quarter moon

    New moon

  • Question 8
    30 seconds
    Q.

    Without any other information, which of these terms best describes the moon in this image?

    answer choices

    Crescent

    Waxing

    Gibbous

    Waning

  • Question 9
    30 seconds
    Q.

    Place the following phases of the moon in the correct sequence: A) Waxing crescent; B) Waning gibbous; C) Third quarter moon

    answer choices

    A, B, C

    A, C, B

    C, A, B

    B, C, A

  • Question 10
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    Q.

    How does the length of a lunar month compare to the average length of a month in a standard 365-day calendar?

    answer choices

    . About one day longer

    About one day shorter

    About three days shorter

    The same

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