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Lesson Plan 4

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"HOW DOES THE MOON AFFECT THE TIDES?"

QUESTION
How does the moon's path affect the tides?

UNDERLYING CONCEPT

  • Tides are caused by the gravitational pull among the sun, moon, and earth. The size of the tides depends on where the sun and moon are in relation to the earth.

SKILLS

  • Observation

OBJECTIVES
Students will be able to:

  • Students will experience with movement the relationship between the moon and the high and low tides.

TIME NEEDED

  • 55 minutes

MATERIALS NEEDED

  • None

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