Blog Posts on the Phases of the Moon, the Tides and the Earth’s Seasons

Royal Society Wellington Branch committee member member Dr. David Lillis has written five blogs which could interest Year 8 students studying the Astronomy part of the Year 8 Science Curriculum. Students and teachers are welcome to download and use them. The blogs cover the phases of the moon, our solar system, and the causes of the tides and the causes of the Earth’s seasons. If you’d like to know more, read on…. Five PDF files are attached:

Phases of The Moon

Seasons, Solstices & Equinoxes

What Causes the Tides

Our Planets

Our Solar System