26.5 Earth's Moon

Earth's Moon (1 of 4)

A brief history of the Apollo program is provided followed by the basic ideas of the "Giant Impact Theory" of the Moon's formation. Duration: 5:08.

Earth's Moon (2 of 4)

This video lesson discusses the phases of the Moon, what they are, and how they appear as they do. This is followed by some interesting applications. Duration: 7:18.

Earth's Moon (3 of 4)

Only one side of the Moon ever faces us because Earth's force of gravity on it is not uniform. This is related to our ocean tides and a lengthening of days on Earth. Duration: 7:58.

Earth's Moon (4 of 4)

The different types of solar and lunar eclipses and how they form are discussed. Duration: 7:08.