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Investigation #6 - Earth - Sun Connections
and Space Weather
  • Development of insolation, albedo, solar heating, seasonal and orbital concepts
  • Measurements of insolation, inclination and latitude(protractor required)
  • Calculations of sun angle vs latitude as a function of date
  • Summer, winter, spring, and fall comparisons
  • Earth "surfaces", albedos, and potential heating relationships
  • Land - ocean climate differences
  • Noon day sun angle and insolation calculations
  • Solar surface features and sunspot cycle
  • Solar flare events and solar wind effects
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