The moon in a phase.

What’s Above Us Part 6: Phases of the Moon

Primary - Secondary

Sophie Penner

Sophie Penner

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Sophie creates educational videos at Pinnguaq and is interested in math, English, and history. She enjoys creating videos, writing, and spending time in nature. Currently, she is in 12th grade at the Virtual Learning Centre.

Part 6 explores the different phases of the moon, from New Moon to Full Moon to Waning Crescent, and explains how the direction of the light from the Sun impacts the moon’s visibility and shape appearance. Viewers will learn the order of the phases of the Moon and what each phase generally looks like so they can apply their knowledge simply by gazing at the Moon.

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