Simulation of the Sun’s annual path in the sky

—From the NSTA Learning Center

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  1. Posted September 30, 2010 at 9:15 pm | Permalink

    Simulation of the Sun’s annual path in the sky

    This could be improved by changing the image in the foreground as this part of the world seems to be experiencing a perpetual late summer (the corn is ripe, the cow is out).

    Could the compass in the bottom right hand side also be solicited to do something – maybe move east or west so students can see whether rising and setting angles change – this may provide insight into the distance of the sun from Earth?

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