Telling Time with the Sun - Making a sun dial

Telling Time with the Sun - Making a sun dial
Telling Time with the Sun - Making a sun dial
Telling Time with the Sun - Making a sun dial
Telling Time with the Sun - Making a sun dial
Telling Time with the Sun - Making a sun dial
Telling Time with the Sun - Making a sun dial
Telling Time with the Sun - Making a sun dial
Telling Time with the Sun - Making a sun dial
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Product Description
In this inquiry lab students explore how light and shadows behave and use that information to draft a way to use sunlight to tell time. They will then read an article about sundials and use the new information to revise their ideas. At the conclusion of the lesson students will create the time telling devices that have designed.

Learning Targets

• I can explain how light behaves
• I can understand how shadows work.
• I can create a tool for telling time with shadows.
• I can use my knowledge of light and shadows to explain how sundials work.

Materials needed per group / student
- light
- wooden block
- tape
- paper
- card stock
- markers
- stapler
- string
Total Pages
5 pages
Answer Key
Not Included
Teaching Duration
1 hour
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