Exploring Seasonal Shadows and Sunlight

Over several months, astronomy learners record length and position of an outdoor object's shadow, such as a flagpole. Ideally this activity would be continued throughout the entire school year and the data applied to a lesson on Earth's tilt. The outline is well-written and a data sheet is included. It is one of a terrific five-part mini-unit called, "Reasons for Seasons," which you can get to from this website.

5th - 8th Science 27 Views 48 Downloads
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