The importance of the Moon

Steven Reddy

The moon is very important for many things on Earth.

The moon's phases affect all of the ecosystems here on Earth.

Eclipses happen all the time and their are two types of eclipses solar and lunar. A solar eclipse occur when the moon passes in front of the sun. A lunar eclipse occur when the moon passes behind the Earth.

The moon causes two types of tides spring and neap tides. A neap tide occurs when the moon is at a 90 degree angle from the moon causing no high or low tides. A spring tide occurs when the moon, earth, and sun are all lined up this causes high and low tide.

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