The Earth, Sun, and Moon ebook explores phenomena that can be explained by the positions and motions of Earth, its Moon, and the Sun. By exploring these phenomena students also get a better understanding of the characteristics that make Earth unique in our solar system.
General Characteristics of Earth – Historic observations of Earth; measuring Earth; Earth’s spheres; habitable zone
Our Moving Earth – Historic observations of the Earth’s movements, orbit, and rotation
Motion of the Moon – The Moon’s orbit, phases, and eclipses
Earth’s Seasons – Elliptical orbit; Sun and energy; the Earth’s tilt