2When the moon’s shadow falls on part of the Earth it is solar eclipse
3When the shadow of Earth falls on the moon it’s a lunar eclipse
4When the shadow of one celestial body falls on another is an eclipse.
5Why don’t we see solar and lunar eclipses every month? The moons orbit is tilted 50 compared to Earth’s orbit
6What is the difference between a solar and lunar eclipse Sun is blockedHappens during the dayMoon’s in the middleHappens during a new moonCovers only a small area so few see itMoon is in the shadowHappens at nightEarth’s in the middleHappens during a full moonCan be seen by everyone that can see the moon
7Imagine 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.DaytimeThe NEW moon is slowly moving in front of the sun and blocks the sun from view for a few minutes
8Imagine you are at a place on Earth that is experiencing a total LUNAR eclipse. Is it daytime or nighttime? Describe the event you are seeingNighttimeThe full moon is moving across the sky and moves into the Earth’s shadow blocking it from view.
9What type of eclipse is shown in the diagram? SolarDescribe 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.
10A 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.