Blood Red Moon April The bloody red color the moon takes on during an eclipse is caused by refraction of sunlight by the Earth's atmosphere. 2014 red moon begins a rare sequence of four total lunar eclipses expected over the next two years!
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Could have the kids do this, upload to Edmodo, and then include a write-up explaining the different phases. Hands On Science: Phases of the Moon Activities for Kids - Inspire Creativity, Reduce Chaos & Encourage Learning with Kids
This would be an awesome tattoo. Montana Moon: Photographer John Ashley created this striking mosaic of the blood moon phases of the total lunar eclipse on April 2014 from Kila in northwestern Montana.
It is by pure coincidence that we exist on a planet and in a time when our star, the Sun, is covered exactly during total eclipse. No other known planet has total eclipse and at some point in the future they won't occur on Earth either.