Apparent Motion of the Sun

Unit 4: The Sun & Insolation
Lesson 3 of 8

Objective: SWBAT diagram the path of the Sun in New York during the spring/autumn equinox and spring/summer solstice on an altitude diagram [Apparent motion]

Big Idea: Students analyze and create altitude diagrams, or images of the Sun's path at specific times of the year, in this challenging and engaging lesson

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Science, Earth and Space Science, sun, Insolation, Apparent Motion
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