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The Moon’s Path in the SkyName______________________Use this simulation to answers the questions.-earthsunmoon35model/index.htmlFocus Question:Why does the Moon seem to move across the sky?About the ModelThe digital model “The Lunar Cycle from Earth and Space” has two related parts.The top shows what a person standing on Earth (where the “person” in the bottompart is) would see in the sky. For example, imagine that you were standing outsidethe school, looking up at the sky for a full day, or 24 hours. What you see in the skywould change.The bottom shows the Earth–Sun–Moon system. It represents what you would see ifyou were in space, above the North Pole.Instructions:Click the play and pause button to watch each day pass.Remember:Because the Sun rises in the east, be sure to spin Earth in acounterclockwise direction to see the Sun rise on the correct side in the sky. TheMoon also orbits Earth counterclockwise. (Turn up and around toward the left to

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