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Getting an Angle on the Sun and Moon
In this Sun and Moon worksheet, students solve 6 problems about the angular scale of the images given, the size of the features on the images and the area of the features shown.
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New Review My Angle on Cooling—Effect of Distance and Inclination
When exploring Mars, spacecrafts are exposed to 5-11 times more sunlight than when near Earth. Groups of pupils complete a hands-on activity to explore how distance and angle of the sun affect temperature. Through discussions, they then...
5th - 8th Science CCSS: Adaptable
New Review Get Your Techno On
Desert regions are hotter for multiple reasons; the lack of vegetation causes the sun's heat to go straight into the surface and the lack of moisture means none of the heat is being transferred into evaporation. This concept, and other...
9th - 12th Science CCSS: Adaptable
The Solar System: An Introduction to the Sun
Brighten up your teaching of the solar system with this middle school astronomy lesson. Over the course of these five activities, young astronomers get an up close and personal look at the sun as they watch videos, read articles, explore...
6th - 8th Science CCSS: Adaptable
Experiments with Inscribed Angles
Right angles, acute angles, obtuse angles, central angles, inscribed angles: how many types of angles are there? Learners first investigate definitions of inscribed angles, central angles, and intercepted arcs. The majority of the lesson...
9th - 10th Math CCSS: Designed
Sunlight Is Way Older than You Think
Light travels fast... really fast. But that doesn't mean it moves instantly from its source to whatever object it hits. After watching this video students will understand that once generated in the sun's core, light takes thousands of...
5 mins 7th - 12th Science CCSS: Adaptable