Phases of the Moon PowerPoint and Activity Sheets

A 15 slide PowerPoint presentation on the phases of the moon. The presentation covers the eight main phases.

  1. New moon
  2. Waxing crescent
  3. First quarter
  4. Waxing gibbous
  5. Full moon
  6. Waning gibbous
  7. Last quarter
  8. Waning crescent

It also looks at the difference between waxing and waning as well as what causes the phases.

The PowerPoint presentation is fully editable and can be easily adapted, if necessary, to suit the needs of your classes.

The PowerPoint presentation also comes with two bonus activity sheets. One is a labelling activity and the other a lunar diary for students to complete. Complete with solutions!

Great accompaniments for this resource:

Phases of the Moon Card Sort
Phases of the Moon Fact Fan

Clipart by:


Ron Leishman
Digital Toonage

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  • Phases-of-the-Moon.pptx
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Created: Apr 28, 2019

Updated: Jan 19, 2020


pptx, 2 MB



pdf, 1 MB


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