Why do we See One Side of the Moon?

Phasa of the moon
Moon Phases during a Lunar Cycle

“Why do we see one side of the moon?  Does the moon turn round, because I always see the same patterns?”  Kam asked me these questions whilst we were looking at the included image showing different phases of the moon.

I don’t know if these are questions that small children ask.  I don’t remember asking these sorts of questions.

I’m not sure that it would have occurred to me to think that the moon has different patterns.

To me, the moon was the moon.  I do remember looking at the stars, but perhaps I accepted information without being as inquisitive.
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