How the Amount of Solar Energy Absorbed by the Earth is Dependent Upon the Earth's Position

Students investigate the angle of light and how it faces the earth. They conduct a series of investigations with the following two objectives. Students determine if the angle of light is a factor in the absorption of heat. They correlate the findings to the tilt of the Earth and the seasons.

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6th - 12th
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1 hr
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Inquiry-Based Learning