flash animation

Flat Map Hours

The student is shown a flat map of the Earth with the lighted areas representing daylight hours and the darker areas representing night hours, and is asked to determine for various latitudes the number of hours of daylight or night at certain times of the year (around the Autumnal or Vernal Equinoxes, or the Summer and Winter Solstices, among others).

keywords: flat map, daylight hours, night hours, latitude, Autumnal Equinox, Vernal Equinox, Summer Solstice, Winter Solstice

swf file: ca_coordsmotion_flatmaphours.swf