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E-book, Lesson Plan

Description:

This lesson is part of the Athabasca University Astronomy 230: Northern Lights, Northern Skies course. In this lesson, you will learn how to identify what causes the tides, how to describe the effects of the tides on the Earth, and how to speculate as to the effects of the Moon on the Earth in the distant future.

Subjects:

  • Science > General
  • Science > Astronomy

Education Levels:

  • Higher Education
  • Graduate
  • Undergraduate-Upper Division
  • Undergraduate-Lower Division
  • Other

Keywords:

astronomy gravity high tide low tide tide spring tide apogee perigee eclipse solar eclipse lunar eclipse total eclipse partial eclipse transit phase new moon full moon lunar month first quarter moon last quarter moon blue moon harvest moon hunter’s moon lunar calendar lunation lunisolar calendar moon

Language:

English

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