Ranking_Task_Phases_5

Ranking_Task_Phases_5 - Or, the time of day or night are...

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Instructions: For each of the pictures below, transfer the given information ( Phase and Direction ) to the diagrams on the next page and find the Time each picture would occur. On each picture on this page write the Time that you find and use them to complete the ranking task. Astronomy Ranking Task: Phases of the Moon Exercise #5 Description: In each figure below the Moon is shown in a particular phase along with the position in the sky that the Moon would have at one time during the day (or night). The dark area on each moon figure shows the unlit portion of the Moon visible from Earth at that time. Assume that sunset occurs at 6 pm and that sunrise occurs at 6 am, and the observer is located in the Northern Hemisphere.   Ranking Instructions: Use the time each Moon phase (A – F) would appear as shown to rank the figures (from earliest to latest), starting from sunrise (6 am). Ranking Order: Earliest (about 6 am) 1 ___ 2 ____ 3 ____ 4 ____ 5 ____ 6 _____ Latest
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Unformatted text preview: Or, the time of day or night are the same for all the phases shown. ________ (indicate with check mark). Explain your ranking order by using the Prediction Diagrams on the next page. Each diagram MUST have: 1) The moon in the proper place in its orbit; 2) A stick person with horizon and directions labeled; and 3) The time at which the given phase and position occurs. Copyright 2005 Conceptual Astronomy and Physics Education Research (CAPER) Team University of Arizona Phase Time Direction Phase Time Direction Phase Time Direction Phase Time Direction Phase Time Direction Phase Time Direction Copyright 2005 Conceptual Astronomy and Physics Education Research (CAPER) Team University of Arizona Suns rays Moons orbit Earth Suns rays Moons orbit Earth Suns rays Moons orbit Earth Suns rays Moons orbit Earth Suns rays Moons orbit Earth Suns rays Moons orbit Earth A F E D C B...
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This note was uploaded on 10/20/2011 for the course AST 151 taught by Professor Steven during the Spring '11 term at Guilford Tech.

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