Teacher manual for Advanced Environmental and Earth Sciences labs. Has both the printed version and a flash drive with teacher tips, a PDF of teacher version and editable Word student version.
Use a stainless steel temperature sensor to measure the temperature of a solar panel positioned at different angles relative to the sun in order to determine how the earth's tilt and rotation around the sun is related to climate and the seasons.
Students determine how the earth's tilt and rotation around the sun is related to climate and the seasons. To do this they:
Students gain experience conducting the following procedures:
Black construction paper, 15 x 15 cm
Cardboard, 15 x 15 cm
Small Tripod Base and Rod
Tape - 1 roll
This experiment may require software and an interface for data collection.