Click Animate. See how the Moon goes around Earth. Click Stop.
Change the point of view to Earth View.
Click Animate to see the moon phases.
Click Both to compare the position of the Moon with its appearance and the number used.
Look at the current phase of the Moon.
At the bottom of the page, enter the date two weeks ago. Be sure to enter the right time zone.
What phase was the Moon in at that date?
Enter your birthday. What phase was the Moon in when you were born?
Find out about life in Japan! Click on A Day in the Life and read about Akai.
Click Follow Akai through a typical day! to see pictures of Akai.
List at least two ways that your life is similar to Akai's in Japan and two ways that your life is different.
Click one of the islands. Check the answer to the questions.
Click Back to Topics. Study the other islands.
Go back. To learn about a Japanese city, click Tokyo.
Return to the topics and click Rivers and Lakes.
Scroll down and click Edward Lear's Nonsense Works.
Click A Book of Nonsense.
Then click [1-10]. Read the poems.
Which do you like best?
Click on the right arrow in the lower right-hand corner of the page until you see "Types of Poetry" at the top of the page.
Under "Types of Poetry" click on Acrostic. Read about acrostic poetry and read the examples. Using your first and last name, write an acrostic poem on a separate sheet of paper.
Click on Haiku and read about haiku poetry. Write your own Haiku about trees or plants.