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The Changing Sun

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The Apparent Movement of the Sun Across the Sky

Created Date 10.26.21
Last Updated 10.26.21
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  • What causes us to see the sun rise in the morning and set at night?
  • In what direction should you look in the morning to see the sun rise?
  • You lost your compass while hiking in the woods. You know your house is to the east of the woods. How can the sunset help you find your way home?
  • Two children go outside at noon to ride their bikes. They notice that the sun is directly overhead. Three hours later, the sun is no longer directly overhead. Why does the sun appear in different locations throughout the day?
  • Which of the following provides evidence that the Earth is always rotating on its axis?
  • A teacher always closes the classroom blinds in the afternoon because the sun shines directly through the window very brightly. On which side of the school is her classroom located?
  • Why does the sun appear to move across the sky during the day?
  • The Earth rotates counterclockwise on its axis once every 24 hours. This makes the sun appear to move across the sky from--