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Exploring Up in the Sky with Labs and Activities
Observe the Pattern of the Sun
In this activity, children explore the sun’s apparent movement across the daytime sky. Try to arrange times to observe the sun’s position in the morning, at noon, and in the afternoon on two different days. This activity takes approximately 10 minutes of observation over two days.
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Observe Patterns of Sunset
In this activity, children compare what time the sun seems to set in three different seasons. You will need access to a computer. This activity takes approximately 45 minutes.