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This is a series of web pages on the Earth's Moon. It includes information about the Moon as observed by the eye from Earth, its orbital period, its phases, appearance and the reason it always presents one face, There is also material on the Moon as seen through a telescope, Moon landings, and librations of the Moon, the reason more than 50% of it can be observed from Earth. This part of the work "From Stargazers to Starships" that presents physics concepts using space science and an historical perspective. French and Spanish translations are available.

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    Education Levels:

    • Grade 1
    • Grade 6
    • Grade 8
    • Grade 9

    Keywords:

    NSDL,Solar System,Undergraduate (Lower Division),Gravity,month,Space Science,Mars,oai:nsdl.org:2200/20061003061838398T,moon,Classical Mechanics,libration,crater,Earthshine,Apollo,Informal Education,air loss,Higher Education,Middle School,tides,Physics,Astronomy,phases of the moon,High School,NSDL_SetSpec_439869,Vocational/Professional Development Education,Technology,Geoscience

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    English

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