•Moon phases are the different shapes of the
•They come in weird shapes. One time it is
shaped like a banana and another time it is a full
Different types of Moon Phases
• These are the different types of moon
• In total, there are 8 phases.
What causes it?
The moon depends on it’s position
and relation to the Sun and Earth.
So as it orbits the sun, we see bright
parts at different angles.
What does waning and waxing of the
A waning moon means the moon is decreasing
in size, moving from the full moon to the new
The waxing moon means the moon is increasing
in size from the new moon towards the full