WONDER #2334: Why Does the Moon Change Shape?

Question 1 of 3

The “dark side” of the Moon is...

  1. the side of the Moon that doesn’t get sunlight.
  2. the side of the Moon that looks like a face.
  3. another name for a Lunar Eclipse.
  4. the side of the Moon that cannot be seen from Earth.

Question 2 of 3

Why can’t we see the New Moon?

  1. The Earth’s shadow blocks the Sun from shining on the Moon.
  2. Sunlight is falling on the side of the Moon that can’t be seen from Earth.
  3. Thick clouds stop the Moon’s light from shining through.
  4. The Moon’s light is too dim to see compared to the stars.

Question 3 of 3

The Lunar Cycle lasts about __________ days.

  1. 15
  2. 365
  3. 105
  4. 27

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