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Transcript of Rebekah
WHAT IS THE MOON?
The moon is our closest neighbor in space.
It has large mountains, plains and valleys.
The moon is about 238,000 miles away from Earth.
The moon is about one quarter size of the Earth.
The moon is about 383,024 kilometers away from Earth.
THE MOON PHASES
IT TAKES THE MOON ABOUT ONE MONTH TO CIRCLE THE EARTH.
When we can't see the moon, or we are looking at the dark side, we call it a new moon.
When the moon has moved ,we can start to see
a little bit of the lighted side of the moon. This is called a crescent moon.
About a week after the new moon, we see about one-fourth of the moon. This is called a first-
The moon appears to get thinner and thinner.
Soon it is a crescent moon again.
A few days later, we cannot see the moon at all.
It is once again a new moon.
what is the moon like?
Like the surface
of the Earth,the
surface of the moon
The moon has many
The tallest mountain
on the moon is almost
as tall as Mount
Everest, Earths tallest
The Tycho crater on the
moon is covered with even
WHY DO WE STUDY THE MOON?
NASA plans to send a small spacecraft to the moon in 2009 to look for landing to look for landing spots for future landing manned missions.
The president of the United States has said that humans will again travel to the moon by 2020.
A European space craft is already orbiting
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