Welcome to the 5th Grade Moon Phases Webquest.
In this webquest, you will use different websites to learn about the how the moon moves around Earth and why we see phases of the moon.
Before you begin, make sure you have your Moon Phases Webquest answer sheet next to you to record your information.
Use the websites under "Process" to answer the questions on your Webquest answer sheet.
Section 1 - Orbit
Let's start by learning about the Earth and Moon's orbits.
Click on the link to learn about the Earth's orbit and the Moon's orbit.
Click on the following link to play a game about the Sun, Earth, and Moon!
Challenge! Can you make the Moon and Earth revolve and rotate?
Now, answer the questions on your answer sheet under Section 1.
Section 2 - Moon Phases
Start by clicking on the link below to learn about why we have moon phases.
Click below to read and learn more about the phases of the moon. Watch the diagram carefully!
Now, answer the questions on you answer sheet for Section 2.
Section 3 - Moon Phase Names
Learn about the names of the phases from this song and the diagram!
Now, can you name the phases? Read the information and take the quiz at the bottom on this webpage!
Now, answer the questions on you answer sheet for Section 3.
Section 4 - Moon Phases Patterns
Can you put the moon phases in order? Try It!
Now, answer the questions on you answer sheet for Section 4.
Your evaluation will be your worksheet - Webquest Answer Sheet.
Did you answer all of the questions?
Did you use the information from the websites to help you answer the questions?
I hope you enjoyed your trip through the web learning about the Phases of the Moon!
Thank you to all of the websites for allowing us to learn about the phases of the moon!