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The picture above shows Earth and its moon together. It was taken from space. Look closely. What do you see?
 
Look closely at each picture below. Drag your mouse over the picture. A word describing the picture will appear at the right.
 
Which of these things would you see on Earth? Which of these things would you see on the moon? Would you see any of these things on the Earth and on the moon? Complete a table like this one.
 
Things I would see on Earth. Things I would see on the moon.
1. 1.
2. 2.
3. 3.
4. 4.
5.

5.

6. 6.
7. 7.
     
 
EarthMoonImage
LivingOrNotLivingImage
ForceMotionImage
GravityImage
HeatAndEnergyImage

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Teachers should view the Teacher Site Map to relate Sci-ber text and the USOE 3rd grade science core.


Updated October 24, 2008 by: Glen Westbroek

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