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Azimuth and Altitude

For Students 8th - 10th
In this azimuth and altitude worksheet, students answer fifteen questions about measurements of objects in the sky using a compass and an inclinometer.
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Azimuth and Altitude Quiz 1

For Students 8th - 10th
In this azimuth and altitude worksheet, learners answer questions about celestial bodies and how they are measured. They label drawings of clinometers, celestial spheres, and a compass.
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Solar Kit Lesson #7 - Positioning Solar Panels I: Explorations with Tracking

For Teachers 6th - 9th
In this first part of a two-part lesson, learners track and record the sun's azimuth using a solar panel. They graph and analyze the data to identify relationships among the time of day, the altitude and azimuth of the sun, and the...
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Class Activity: Satellite Tracker

For Teachers 5th - 7th
Demonstrate how the Skywatch website works, locating your city via The International Space Station. Have cooperative groups use string and a protractor to identify an azimuth. When each groups' height has been marked, you will have a...
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Moon Observation Project

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Mrs. Flynt has designed a 12-day moon observation activity that is best assigned when daylight hours are shorter. Middle school moon experts record several factors, including the altitude above the horizon, the azimuth, the phase, and...
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Azimuth and Altitude

For Teachers 3rd - 8th
Students use a compass and their hands to find positions of stars and planets in the night sky or of the sun during the day.
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Reviewing Azimuth

For Students 8th - 10th
Combine angles and the compass rose in this labelling activity. Geographers begin by labeling the cardinal directions on a compass template, along with the degrees corresponding to each. They then add the azimuthal directions, labeling...
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Constellation Tracking

For Students 8th - 10th
In this constellation worksheet, students pick a constellation to track over time. They measure its altitude and azimuth at least three times. They make an experimental design for their research and plot their data.
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Astrolabe Lab

For Students 8th - 10th
In this astrolabe worksheet, students use a compass rose and an astrolabe to measure altitude and azimuth of five objects in the room and 5 objects outside the room. They answer questions about these two types of measurements.
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Measuring the Sun's Position

For Students 8th - 10th
In this sun worksheet, learners measure the altitude of the sun and the azimuth of the sun to determine the sun's position five times a day for a week. They answer questions about their results.
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Mask of the Black God

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Finally, an astronomy lesson for the high schooler! Explorers are able to read star maps for finding objects in the night sky by determining celestial coordinates. In particular, they locate the Pleiades and read about a Navajo legend...
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High School Mathematics Problems from Alaska: Azimuth and Arc Length

For Teachers 9th - 12th
High schoolers track the Azimuth sunrise and sunset over time by creating a chart.
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Motions of the Earth, Sun, and Moon

For Teachers 6th - 12th Standards
Earth's motions, the moon's orbit, and the celestial sphere are thoroughly explained in this 52-slide PowerPoint. There are a couple of slides specific to the author's class, but you can easily edit or remove them. This fabulous...
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Azimuth and Altitude

For Students 9th - 11th
In this altitude worksheet, students define compass, azimuth, astrolabe, and altitude. Students use a protractor to determine the altitude of the given stars on a graph. This worksheet has 7 short answer questions and 8 fill in the blank...
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Astronomy with a Stick

For Teachers 6th - 11th
Students describe the movement of the Earth as it relates to the sun and formulate a hypothesis for the movement and the changing length of the shadow. They express the relationship between the sun and the Earth and how that causes the...
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High School Mathematics Problems from Alaska: Reading a Graph: Azimuth Range vs. Day in Barrow, Alaska

For Teachers 9th - 12th
High schoolers focus on reading and interpreting information from a graph.
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Reading a Graph: Azimuth Range vs. Day in Barrow Alaska

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Young scholars practice reading a graph while doing story problems. They determine the x and y intercepts and calculate the slope. They also practice writing linear equations.
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Sun Path: Interactive On-line Mac or PC

For Teachers Higher Ed
Students use SunPath in the yearly mode to investigate seasonal changes in sunrise, sunset, length of day and sun altitude at their own latitude. Sun Path JAVA applet uses equations for a spherical Earth to calculate the sunrise and...
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Solar Kit Lesson #7 Positioning Solar Panels I: Explorations with Tracking

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Students track and record data on the Sun's position in the sky and on the output of a solar panel tracking the Sun. On a second day, students graph and analyze the data to identify relationships between (1) the time of day, (2) the...
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Variational Calculus 3

For Students 12th - Higher Ed
In this methods of applied mathematics learning exercise, students solve 5 various types of problems that relate to variational calculus equations. First, they determine a second order differential equation for the geodesic. Then,...
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Physics: Angular Solution of Hydrogen Atom

For Teachers Higher Ed
Students discover the angular solution of hydrogen activity. Depending on the undergraduate course, this activity can illustrate eigenvalue problems, to introduce Shrodinger's equation and particle wave duality, or to introduce...
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Making a Point

For Teachers 9th - 12th
High schoolers become familiar with maps as insights to new perspectives. They also evaluate maps that were designed to express a perspective. They explain the qualities of an equidistant azimuthal projection
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Navigation in the Ancient Mediterranean and Beyond

For Teachers 9th - 11th Standards
Ancient texts, like Homer's Odyssey, mentions navigating ships by observing constellations. Pupils learn about the link between history and astronomy as they relate to navigation in the Bronze Age. Scholars complete two hands-on...
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Space Vectors

For Teachers 10th - 12th
How do you determine the position coordinates of objects in space? Using the provided worksheet, class members determine the location of the space shuttle based upon its spherical coordinates from the Dryden Flight Research Center.

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