Connecting Shadows with the Sun's Altitude

Unit 4: The Sun & Earth' s Patterns
Lesson 8 of 10

Objective: SWBAT expalin how the altitude of the sun affects shadows and temperatures throughout the year.

Big Idea: In this lesson, students explore the angle of the sun in the sky and how it affects the temperature and shadows on Earth using a computer simulation and researching an online text.

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Science, Earth and Space Science, sun, stars, pattern, temperature, shadows, altitude, sun, time, seasons
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