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Activity Name: phases of the moon - recreation
Suggested Grade Level: all
Your name or school: Judith Peritz; Center for Astrophysics
WHAT YOU NEED:
A sunny day when the moon is visible.
WHAT TO DO:
Stand facing the moon.
WHAT NEXT . . .
The sun will shine on the tennis ball and illuminate it exactly as it illuminates the moon.
It is such a simple demonstration. Adults think it's neat. Kids do too.
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