5E - Eclipses

  • Watch on: YouTube - Google Drive
  • Concepts
    • Eclipses - The Moon or Earth cast shadows on each other
    • Lunar Eclipse - Earth's shadow falling on the Moon
    • Solar Eclipse - Moon's shadow falling on the Earth
    • The Moon’s Inclination - The Moon is inclined 5° to the Ecliptic, why Eclipses don’t happen every month
  • Summary Questions / Tasks
    • Draw, Label and Explain a Diagram of a Total Eclipse vs a Partial Eclipse for either Solar or Lunar Eclipses.(Not in order: Umbra [primary shadow], Penumbra [secondary shadow], and the locations of the Moon vs the Earth)

Support Files

Reuse of the support files must follow the guidelines listed on the FAQ Page.

For instructors, not for students. No answer keys are given in these files.

  • Pre-Filled Cornell Notes Page (Pending Fall 2019)
  • Video Guided Notes Print (Pending Fall 2019)
  • PowerPoint File
  • Attributions List (Pending Fall 2019)
  • Example Calendar - Block Schedule (Google Doc)