Moon Summary

Everything you need to understand or teach Moon.

  • 1 Student Essay
  • 5 Encyclopedia Articles
  • ...and more

Study Pack

The Moon Study Pack contains:

Encyclopedia Articles (5)

2,151 words, approx. 8 pages
Moon Our solitary and prominent Moon orbits Earth at a mean distance of only 382,000 kilometers (236,840 miles). The nearest planet, Venus, is never closer than 40 million kilometers (25 million miles... Read more
7,221 words, approx. 25 pages
Moon MOON. To observers on earth, the moon appears to be the most changeable of celestial phenomena. In earlier times the appearance of the new crescent was often greeted with joy as a return of the m... Read more
1,261 words, approx. 5 pages
Moon The Moon's surface. U.S. National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA). The Moon is Earth's only natural satellite. Reflecting light from the Sun, the Moon is often th... Read more
787 words, approx. 3 pages
Moon The Moon is the only natural satellite of the Earth. It has a diameter of 2,158.9 mi (3,475.9 km), lies at a mean distance from the Earth of 238,760 mi (384,404 km), and completes one orbit aroun... Read more
1,148 words, approx. 4 pages
Moon Humans have been observing the Moon since ancient times in hopes of explaining the mysteries of its movements, topography, origin, and composition. Early records of lunar study date back to 2200 ... Read more