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Activity: Altitude of Noon Sun III

Using an Altitude/Latitude Finder (ALF), the student can understand, explain, and demonstrate how the sky changes when one changes latitude.

 

 

 General and Specific Objectives; Procedure #1, Understand ALF

 

Page 1.  Changing Position of Sun template

Page 2.  Altitude/Latitude template

Procedure #1 Understanding ALF (cont.); Procedure #2, The Second Wheel of ALF

Interpretations 1-10

Problem Set #7A, Calculating the Altitude of the Noon Sun; Interpretation #1-9

Interpretation #10-18

Interpretation #19-23

Interpretation #24-32

The assembled ALF set to 40 degrees latitude.

Contributed by Art Klinger.

 

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