Type:

Lesson Plan

Description:

The Sun moves across the sky at a constant rate because of the rotation of the Earth. By measuring how fast the Sun moves, you can work out how big the Sun appears in the sky. All you need are some household items and about 30 minutes on a sunny day.

Subjects:

  • Science > Astronomy

Education Levels:

  • Grade 6
  • Grade 7
  • Grade 8
  • Grade 9
  • Grade 10
  • Grade 11
  • Grade 12

Keywords:

Astronomy, Experiment, Sun, Solar Diameter

Language:

English

Access Privileges:

Public - Available to anyone

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Creative Commons Attribution 3.0

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