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ASTRONOMY I

The Moon 

This unit will focus on the Moon and Planets.  We will begin and end with a look at what happens when a bit of the Solar System impacts the Earth.   In class a special focus will be made understanding the motions of the Moon particularly Solar and Lunar Eclipses.  

Impact

This video is an introduction to Meteors and  meteorites.   It discusses different types of meteorites and how we identify meteorites and impact craters. 

The Moon Phases

This video covers the basic phases of the moon and the orbital location of the moon during each phase. 

Lunar Motions and Calendars

This lesson covers basic orbital motions of the moon and how these motions have been used to construct calendars by various cultures. 

Lunar Motions and Calendars

This lesson covers basic orbital motions of the moon and how these motions have been used to construct calendars by various cultures. 

Solar Eclipse

This video discusses the conditions necessary for and what can be seen during a Solar eclipse - Both Partial,  Annular and Total 

Lunar Elcipse

This video discusses the conditions necessary for and what can be seen during a lunar Eclipse.

Lunar Stats and Structure

This lesson covers basic features of the moon, and its formation.  

Tide animation

This video is a brief animation showing the cause of the tides on the Earth's oceans through the position of the Earth Moon and Sun 

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