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1 ECLIPSES http://www.neok12.com/Eclipse.htm

2 WHEN THE MOONS SHADOW FALLS ON PART OF THE EARTH IT IS SOLAR ECLIPSE

3 WHEN THE SHADOW OF EARTH FALLS ON THE MOON ITS A LUNAR ECLIPSE

4 WHEN THE SHADOW OF ONE CELESTIAL BODY FALLS ON ANOTHER IS AN ECLIPSE.

5 The moons orbit is tilted 5 0 compared to Earths orbit WHY DONT WE SEE SOLAR AND LUNAR ECLIPSES EVERY MONTH?

6 WHAT IS THE DIFFERENCE BETWEEN A SOLAR AND LUNAR ECLIPSE Solar Sun is blocked Happens during the day Moons in the middle Happens during a new moon Covers only a small area so few see it Lunar Moon is in the shadow Happens at night Earths in the middle Happens during a full moon Can be seen by everyone that can see the moon

7 Daytime The NEW moon is slowly moving in front of the sun and blocks the sun from view for a few minutes IMAGINE YOU ARE AT A PLACE ON EARTH THAT IS EXPERIENCING A TOTAL SOLAR ECLIPSE. IS IT DAYTIME OR NIGHTTIME? DESCRIBE THE EVENT YOU ARE SEEING.

8 Nighttime The full moon is moving across the sky and moves into the Earths shadow blocking it from view. IMAGINE YOU ARE AT A PLACE ON EARTH THAT IS EXPERIENCING A TOTAL LUNAR ECLIPSE. IS IT DAYTIME OR NIGHTTIME? DESCRIBE THE EVENT YOU ARE SEEING

9 WHAT TYPE OF ECLIPSE IS SHOWN IN THE DIAGRAM? Solar Describe what is happening? – The NEW moon has moved in front of the sun and a shadow is being cast on the Earth. The sun cannot be seen from Earth.

10 A SKETCH OF THE TYPE OF ECLIPSE THAT IS NOT SHOWN IN THE DIAGRAM. Lunar eclipse: The full moon moves into a shadow cast by the Earth so that the moon temporarily darkens.

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