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Lunar Phases Web Tool


Lunar Phases Web Tool

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An interactive web tool to teach the relationship between the lunar phase, the time of day, and the direction of the Moon.
Material Type: Simulation
Technical Format: Java Applet
Date Added to MERLOT: February 23, 1998
Date Modified in MERLOT: May 09, 2005



Primary Audience: Middle School, High School, College General Ed
Mobile Compatibility: Not specified at this time
Language: English
Cost Involved: no
Source Code Available: no
Accessiblity Information Available: no
Creative Commons: unsure


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Avatar for John Walkup
14 years ago

John Walkup (Staff)

A very nice site mainly designed for K-12. The applets could use a little more sophistication (for example, highlighting those phases of the moon that are applicable at the moment, which would reduce confusion). Overall, this site gets the point across very clearly.