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Sunny but cold – Seasons – Science projects

By |2018-04-24T15:20:02-07:00August 20th, 2017|Physics|

Still in their coats on a sunny day(Thanks to [seattle + beyond]) To see what a difference it makes whether sunlight hits the Earth directly or at an angle, just think about a sunny day in summer and a sunny day in winter. In summer, when the sun is out it soon gets very hot. Even cloudy days, when the sunlight has to come [...]

Eclipse of the sun project – Astronomy

By |2018-05-31T11:49:16-07:00August 17th, 2017|Physics|

(not to scale)Thanks to The Fraudulent Volcano blog To see how an eclipse happens, get a flashlight or a candle (to be the sun). Get an orange (to be the Earth). And get a ball about 1/4 the size of the orange (to be the moon). Put the orange and the ball on a table about eight inches apart from [...]