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Latitude, Angle of Sun and Solar Energy
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Latitude, Angle of Sun and Solar Energy

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Grade Level Grades 6-8
Resource Type Activity, Handout
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Students massage (by sorts) spreadsheet data to tease out the relationships between latitude, angle of the sun, surface area of light beam and temperature. Also introduces possible confounding variable of elevation and the need to control for elevation.
• Uses data in a spreadsheet (provided) and flashlight beam lab or Sketchup file to see light surface area increase or decrease with angle change.

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Latitude-SolarEnergyStudent.pdf

Handout, Worksheet
February 12, 2020
141.97 KB

Latitude-SolarEnergyStudent.doc

Handout, Worksheet
February 10, 2020
188.5 KB

latitudeangle.xls

Activity
February 13, 2020
45 KB

Latitude-SolarEnergyTeacher.doc

February 10, 2020
211 KB

Latitude-SolarEnergyTeacher.pdf

February 12, 2020
160.63 KB
Great lesson and corrisponding activities
cbclt911
May 04, 2014
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