Finding Reasons for the SeasonsRANDY L. BELL, ADRIENNE GAUTHIER, AND JESSICA STEPHENSON
Explore the connection between Sun angle and seasonal climate with simulations.
UNIT OBJECTIVESStudents will be challenged to:
|• ||Observe and describe why shadow length changes during the day.|
|• ||Observe and describe why shadow length varies from season to season.|
|• ||Explain the reason we observe changes in sunrise/sunset positions and shadow length during the seasons.|
|• ||Explain why we experience seasons on Earth.|
|• ||Explain and defend the scientific ideas of ancient cultures or historical scientists and relate their importance to our current understanding of the Sun.|
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Book title: Science Units for Grades 9-12.
Contributors: Randy L. Bell - Editor, Joe Garofalo - Editor, Deborah Aufdenspring - Author, Ian C. Binns - Author, Adrienne Gauthier - Author, Karen E. Irving - Author, Stacey Koonce - Author, Lawrence Krissek - Author, Walter McKenzie - Author, Rebecca L. McNall - Author, Mike Menchaca - Author, Jeffrey Nugent - Author, Susan O'Hara - Author, Jeffrey J. Steckroth - Author, Jessica Stephenson - Author, Gerry Swan - Author, Douglas Toti - Author, Kathy Trundle - Author.
Publisher: International Society for Technology in Education.
Place of publication: Eugene, OR.
Publication year: 2005.
Page number: 189.
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