Sundials: Keeping Time Like Native Americans

Students explore the use of sundials. They observe the shadows cast by the sun and record the times at various points throughout the day. They create sundials and record the location of the shadows and the time of day. They view a video describing the technologies that the Fort Ancient people used including the solar calendar system and sundials.

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Grade
3rd - 7th
Subjects
Science
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Resource Type
Lesson Plans
Instructional Strategies
Inquiry-Based Learning
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Technology
Video
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