Learning Target: I can analyze data to identify patterns of change in shadows.
Think about these questions today as we review what we know about the Sun, moon, and Earth:
- Where does the sun rise?
- Where does the sun set?
- Where is the sun at noon?
- Why does the sun appear to move across the sky?
- What causes shadows and why do they change?
- How can we use the sun to tell time?
- How do shadows change during the day?
- When are shadows the longest? the shortest?
- How many hours of sunlight do we have in a day?
- Northern hemisphere
- Southern hemisphere
- Activity: Exploring Shadows using flashlights
- Video: Time-Lapse Sun Dial (30 sec.)
- Animation: Daytime Shadows
- 4th Grade Vocabulary Review: English Spanish
- 5th Grade Vocabulary Review: English Spanish
- Make a Four-Flap foldable showing the location of the Sun and shadows throughout the day.
- Label your four flaps: morning, noon, afternoon, and late day.
- Label the directions (East and West) for each of your pictures.