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Earth-Sun Geometry - Earth Revolution Animation
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The representation is an animation of the Earth revolving around the sun. The Earth is shown as a solid green sphere with the equator and arctic circle marked with black lines and the dark side of the Earth shaded. The Earth's axis is shown with a red line. As the Earth revolves around the sun, the axis is shown to always be pointing in the same direction. The positions of Earth at the winter solstice, vernal equinox, summer solstice, and autumnal equinox are labeled.

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Education
Geometry
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Lesson Plan
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Phenomena and Representations for Instruction of Science in Middle Schools (PRISMS)
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PRISMS: Phenomena and Representations for the Instruction of Science in Middle School
Author:
Dr. Michael Pidwirny
Scott Jones University of British Columbia Okanagan
Date Added:
11/06/2014
Earth-Sun Geometry: Summer Solstice Animation
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The representation depicts the position of the Earth relative to the Sun during the northern hemisphere's summer solstice and includes line of latitude and the angle of the Sun's rays at the Tropic of Cancer.

Subject:
Education
Geometry
Material Type:
Lesson Plan
Provider:
Phenomena and Representations for Instruction of Science in Middle Schools (PRISMS)
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PRISMS: Phenomena and Representations for the Instruction of Science in Middle School
Author:
Dr. Michael Pidwirny
Scott Jones University of British Columbia Okanagan
Date Added:
11/06/2014
Earth-Sun Geometry: Winter Solstice Animation
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The representation depicts the position of the Earth relative to the Sun during the southern hemisphere's winter solstice and includes line of latitude and the angle of the Sun's rays at the Tropic of Capricorn.

Subject:
Education
Geometry
Material Type:
Lesson Plan
Provider:
Phenomena and Representations for Instruction of Science in Middle Schools (PRISMS)
Provider Set:
PRISMS: Phenomena and Representations for the Instruction of Science in Middle School
Author:
Michael Pidwirny
Scott Jones University of British Columbia Okanagan
Date Added:
11/06/2014
Fundamentals of Physical Geography
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Read the Fine Print
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PhysicalGeography.net is an educational web portal that focuses on a specific area knowledge known as Physical Geography. Physical Geography is a sub-discipline of two much larger fields of study - Geography and Earth Sciences.

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Physical Geography
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Reading
Provider:
Okanagan University College
Author:
Michael Pidwirny
Date Added:
02/16/2011