First you will need to know that the moon orbits our Earth. The moon goes through a cycle and repeats this cycle about every 27 days. For this activity that is all you need to know about the cycle of the moon. If you wish to find out more information about the orbit of the moon you can check out this website:
The next thing will be talking about the phases of the moon. The moon phases in the correct order are: New Moon, First Quarter, Full Moon, Third Quarter, and then back to New Moon.
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