Moon and Tides

Living on an island, we sometimes live our life by the tide. Students discover how the phases of the moon and alignment of the sun, moon and earth cause the natural phenomenon of the tide.

Program Location(s):

Felix Neck, Martha's Vineyard
Your school or other location

Grades:

6, 7, 8

Curriculum Frameworks:

6-MS-ESS1-1a - Earth's Place in the Universe - lunar phases and eclipses
8-MS-ESS1-1b - Earth's Place in the Universe - Earth-Sun system cause of seasons
8-MS-ESS1-2 - Earth's Place in the Universe - gravity and ocean tides

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