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Science - Earth Science
Standard 3 Objective 1
1 class periods of 60 minutes each
Students will determine the relationship between the angle of the sun and the intensity of light. They will do this by calculating the surface area that a source of radiation covers on a piece of graph paper.
Students should understand latitude and longitude. They should understand solar radiation and how to use a protractor.
Answers to Background Information:
Angle A ≅ 30-degrees has the coldest temperatures
Angle B ≅ 60-degrees has moderate temperatures
Angle C ≅ 90-degrees has the warmest temperatures
Answers will vary for student explanations. Accept all answers.
Answers to Analysis Questions:
Answers to Conclusions:
Answers will vary but should be detailed and relevant. Students should also use complete sentences.
Sample Grading Rubric:
Lesson Design by Jordan School District Teachers and Staff.