Lesson Title: The Earth-Moon System
Grade Range: 7+
Format: 1080x810 30 fps MP4 H.264
RT = 1:45

Content: This 2-scene animation shows several aspects of the Earth-Moon orbital system, including ...

•    Earth-Moon system to scale as seen from 1 million km out in space.
•    The Moon keeps the same side facing Earth throughout its monthly orbit.
•    Both Earth and Moon simultaneously orbit the barycenter of this 2-body system.
•    Lunar gravity creates a tidal bulge on Earth that follows the Moon as it moves.
•    One orbit of the Moon (one month) takes 29.5 rotations (days) of Earth.

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