The children have been investigating the Moon.
The children have discovered that:
- The Moon orbits the Earth and takes approximately 28 days to complete one rotation.
- They understand how the Moon passes through different phases.
- They appreciate that the Moon’s path may give rise to solar and lunar eclipses.
- They have been introduced to the idea that the pull of gravity from the Moon and Sun causes tides on Earth.
- They know that the Moon is a satellite of Earth.