Type:

Other

Description:

This middle/junior high school activity has students measure the angle of the shadow cast by the midday sun on the equinox and compare it to their latitude. Data from classes that have done the exercise may be posted on a web page. This activity is part of the Atmospheric Visualization Collection (AVC), which focuses on data from the Atmospheric Radiation Measurement (ARM) program.

Subjects:

  • Science > General

Education Levels:

  • Grade 1
  • Grade 2
  • Grade 3
  • Grade 4
  • Grade 5
  • Grade 6
  • Grade 7
  • Grade 8
  • Grade 9
  • Grade 10
  • Grade 11
  • Grade 12

Keywords:

Space Science,Astronomy,Middle School,NSDL,Chemistry,Physical geography,Science,Social Sciences,Physics,oai:nsdl.org:2200/20061003154033712T,Space sciences,Physical sciences,Geography,NSDL_SetSpec_AVC,Geoscience,Earth science

Language:

English

Access Privileges:

Public - Available to anyone

License Deed:

Creative Commons Attribution Non-Commercial Share Alike

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