Science Lesson: Look For the Blue Moon Tonight

For the second time this month, we will have a full moon, but this one will be special. Whenever there are two full Moons in a calendar month, the second one is called a Blue Moon.

According to NASA Science News, it won’t really be blue. “Most Blue Moons look pale gray and white, indistinguishable from any other Moon you’ve ever seen. ”

Watch this video with your kids to learn about Blue Moons, then do some Moon-gazing tonight. Play this song in the background for the full effect…

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