Mystery Class Update: February 10, 2012

What clues will you find in this week's second set of sunrise/sunset data? Zero in on what separates the Northern and Southern Hemispheres. Also, strap on some Latitude Shoes and travel around the globe along your line of latitude.

This Week's Update Includes:

Image of the Week

Clues: Sunrise/Sunset Data for Week #2

Mystery site data:

Local data:

  • Look up your data for February 6.
  • Report data (select "daylight", enter 02/06/12).
  • View data on photoperiod map.


Mystery Class: A study of sunlight and the seasons

Mystery Class
Photoperiod Map

Connect: Share Facts About Landmarks

The next time you report:

  • Share a fun fact about a landmark found at your latitude. Include it in the comments section of your report. Upload a picture for others to see. Sample.
  • View fun facts others have reported on map or list.


Journal: Reflecting on Data and Concepts

What would you see if you traveled around the world at your latitude? Strap on a pair of "Latitude Shoes" and go for a 24-hour ride! What seasons would you experience? What clothes would you need? Find the photoperiod for one of the favorite places you visit, and for a place on the Daylight map too. How do photoperiods for these places compare to your own?


Journal #2
Journal Page
Week #2
Modifications: Contact Us

How can you modify the search for Mystery Classes in order to meet the needs of your students? Which sites will younger students be most likely to find? Would using fewer sites be more manageable? Which sites may present more of a challenge? We can provide recommendations.

The Next Mystery Class Update will be posted February 17th.