Teacher resources and professional development across the curriculum

Teacher professional development and classroom resources across the curriculum

Science in Focus: Shedding Light: Lights, Camera, Action

I. The Web Activity: Exercise 2

Directions: The objective is to arrange this group of photographs taken at different times of the day in chronological order using a shadow in each photo and the compass heading for each photo as information to infer the time of day. Times will be one of the following:

Times will be one of the following:

• 9 am
• 12 noon
• 2 pm
• 6 pm

• 360 degrees = Photographer and camera facing North
• 180 degrees = Photographer and camera facing South
• 90 degrees = Photographer and camera facing East
• 270 degrees = Photographer and camera facing West

Note: The photos have been adjusted in contrast to highlight the shadows.

Exercise 2

What time of day were the photos taken?

 A. 360 degrees (North) Time of Day: ____? B. 90 degrees (East) Time of Day: ____? C. 90 degrees (East) Time of Day: ____? D. 360 degrees (North) Time of Day: ____?

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Read on for an explanation in II. The Science.

I. The Web Activity <—
II. The Science
III. Do It Yourself
IV. Do It with Your Students
V. Resources