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3D Eclipse


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Observe the motions of the Earth, Moon and Sun in three dimensions to investigate the causes and frequency of eclipses. Observe Earth?s shadow crossing the Moon during a lunar eclipse, and the path of the Moon?s shadow during a solar eclipse. The angle of the Moon?s orbit can be adjusted, as well as the distance of the Moon from the Earth.

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    Topics and Grades

    Grade: 6 to 12

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