1. Type the city name in the search bar for “Sun.” For example, type ‘Seattle’ and click “Go.”
2. Using the drop down menu for “Month,” select the month you are collecting data for. For example, March (3/21). Click “show.”
3. Collect data for sunrise, solar noon, and sunset times, as well as length of day (hours of daylight) and angle of separation (altitude of sun).
4. Using the drop down menu for “Columns,” select “rise, set time, azimuth” and click “Show.”
5. Hold cursor over the arrows next to “Sunrise” and “Sunset” azimuth to collect data for compass direction.
6. Graph the angle of separation for sunrise, solar noon, and sunset. Each city should have its own graph. Each month is represented with a separate colored line (hint: make a key).
The following PDFs are from the review we did today during class. As with any information that you find online make sure that the information is correct by checking multiple sources before studying it all night tonight. Also make sure to go through some of the review questions at the bottom of the Earth in Space webpage on under the notebooks section.
Use the following link to NASA’s website to complete the chart: http://solarsystem.nasa.gov/planets/index.cfm
- Click on a planet. Scroll to the bottom of the screen and click on “Compare planet to other Planets/Moons” in the blue resource section.
- Scroll to the bottom of the screen and click on “Compare All Eight Planets.” For the temperature of the outer planets you must visit the planet’s page and look under the tab, “Facts and Figures.”
- For Plutoids (Pluto & Eris): Click on “Planets” at left column on main page. Select “Kuiper Belt & Oort Cloud” and in top right corner you will see your options for known Plutoids.
- Length of Day (rotation period) – number of Earth days
- Length of Year (orbit period) – number of Earth years
- Volume – use metric
- Surface Gravity – use metric
- Min/Max Temperature – use metric (min/max)
You must enter your answers in the form associated with your class period. For questions 1-5 only include a number (leave out units of measurement).
Take this quiz to find out which learning style you are:
After completing the quiz, please open up a google doc and answer the following questions in complete sentences (minimum three sentences each):
- What type of learning style are you and what does this mean?
- Do you agree with the results? Why or why not?
- How do you use your learning style to your advantage in school?
- What things are challenging for you in school because of your learning style?
- How does your learning style affect you outside of school?
When you have completed your responses, share the document with Mrs. Laurine.