3.8 Natural Event Cycles

The student will investigate and understand basic patterns and cycles occurring in nature. Key concepts include:
a) patterns of natural events (day and night, seasonal changes, phases of the moon, and tides); and
b) animal and plant life cycles.

Research Resources:
Phases of the Moon Simulation
National Geographic Young Explorers – Explore the Night Sky
Lunar Cycle Challenge

Phases of the Moon

Plant Life Cycles
FOSS Web – Lunar Calendar
FOSS Web – Life Cycles

Tides Interactive

Tide and Sea Model:  Watch tides, moon, and data collection at the same time.

Tide Charts
Design Briefs:
Lunar Lollipops