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Suns Position Through the Day


Observe and collect data on the sun's position at different times of the day 0207.6.1

Links verified 12/31/2014

  1. Apparent Motion of the Sun- lesson plan; track sun during school day A lesson plan can be found at this site
  2. Day and Night Experiment - simple activity to show students how the sun moves in our sky
  3. Make a Sun Clock - The position and length of a shadow depends on the time of day - but it also depends on the season of the year
  4. Solar Car - How does the sun's position in the sky affect a solar car's performance? A video is available through this link

A resource for the teacher to use in planning their lessons site for teachers | A PowerPoint show related to this standard PowerPoint show | An Adobe Acrobat document in .pdf format Acrobat document | A Microsoft Word document to be downloaded Word document | This interactive site would work well on an interactive whiteboard whiteboard resource | This resource includes voice instructions for students sound | A video is available through this link video format | This site is interactive and allows students to play a game or input or collect data interactive lesson | This site includes questions for your students to check their understanding a quiz | A lesson plan can be found at this site lesson plan | This link includes something for the teacher to print to print

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