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- Educator needs to compose and provide background information on topic/concepts.
- The building shown is at the University of Nebraska - educator could discuss how similar or different their school's latitude is for comparative purposes.
About the Science
- The University of Nebraska-Lincoln has created this time-lapse seasons demonstrator. Images were obtained at noon - students can record various observations from this series of images and predict how the sun changes over time.
- Comments from expert scientist: Strong visualization of solar altitude and declination with clear, consistent images matching sun location, date, and time.
About the Pedagogy
- Two related student exercise pages are provided at http://astro.unl.edu/interactives/seasons/paper/Seasons_1.pdfand http://astro.unl.edu/interactives/seasons/paper/Seasons_3.pdf
Technical Details/Ease of Use
- There is some support for educator teaching this concept (help tab on animation).
Related URLs These related sites were noted by our reviewers but have not been reviewed by CLEANSee other excellent astronomy apps and animations produced at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln http://astro.unl.edu/
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