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What’s up with the Moon? Join Hayley, Tommy and Proton as they discover the night sky and track the Moon. Explore why the moon looks the way it does during its different phases and learn the Moon's position relative to Earth as it completes its monthly orbit.

About the Science

What’s it all about? The way the Moon revolves around the Earth makes the moon appear as if it is changing shape in the sky.  The phases of the Moon depend on its position in relation to the sun and Earth as the Moon makes its way around the Earth.  The Moon has eight phases and takes about 29....