flash animation

Sun Paths 2

The student is shown various paths the sun makes through the sky at various latitudes around the Earth (the tropics of Cancer and Capricorn, the north and south pole, the equator, and others) and is asked to determine what time of year it is (around the Autumnal or Vernal Equinoxes, or the Summer and Winter Solstices, among others).

keywords: sun path, latitude, Autumnal Equinox, Vernal Equinox, Summer Solstice, Winter Solstice, Tropic of Cancer, Tropic of Capricorn, North Pole, South Pole, Equator

swf file: ca_coordsmotion_sunpaths2.swf