2 HOW WAS THE MOON FORMED?CAPTURE THEORY: Why is moon so similar in elements as Earth? How did moon slow down for Earth to capture it?SIMULTANEOUS FORMATION: Why doesn’t moon have water and life?IMPACT THEORY: Explosion of impact evaporates all water.
4 HOW DOES THE MOON CONTROL OUR TIDES? High Tide: occurs on side of earth where the moon is located and the opposite side (twice a day)Low Tide: occurs where the moon is not located and opposite side (twice a day)Spring Tide: Earth, sun and moon are alignedNeap Tide: Earth, sun and moon are at 90 degree angles
5 WHAT’S THE DIFFERENCE BETWEEN A LUNAR AND SOLAR ECLIPSE?
6 WHY DON’T WE HAVE AN ECLIPSE EVERY MONTH? Penumbra: Lighter part of shadowUmbra: Darker part of shadow