Pulse of the Planet: Calculating Sun Angles | Tuba City Unified School District #15

Pulse of the Planet: Calculating Sun Angles 


Go To The Lesson

In this lesson, students will learn the basic reason behind the seasons using math to help explain relationships

Online Resources:

  • ASU has gathered together a bunch of resources and has launched a new site called ASU For You. Visit it here:  https://asuforyou.asu.edu/
  • ASU Center for Child Well-Being offers ‘The Germ Fighter’s Guide”: a cute activities and puzzles book for young kids. Download the book here: Germ Fighter Activity Book click here
  • NCGE is allowing everyone (member or not) access their weekly APHG Bell-ringers and 3-for-3 Questions. This includes access to archives. https://ncge.z2systems.com/np/clients/ncge/neonPage.jsp?pageId=6&
  • ACEE is offering webinars for Economics education online resources. Check out their website. https://www.azecon.org/
  • Rosetta Stone for Students, is offering (3 months free) all kids the opportunity to learn another language: https://www.rosettastone.com/freeforstudents/
  • Have your kids become a weather observer! https://www.cocorahs.org/
  • Check out Seth Dixon’s geography education page. He has a list of videos, podcasts, and TV shows https://geographyeducation.org/2020/03/20/learning-from-home/
  • ASU also has a wonderful site with Virtual Field Trips, go explore from the safety of your house. https://vft.asu.edu/
  • Great resource from Indigenous educators. They have created a Facebook page to teach short K-8 lessons online. Find them on Facebook by typing @ThinkIndigenousOnlineEd in the search bar.
  • Many resources from the National Park Service for digital and distance earning. https://www.nps.gov/teachers/index.htm
  • Geography Big Ideas – A fabulous online resource is available called Geographic Big Ideas.  There are links to Presentations, Chapters, and Maps.   The topics include the size of Russia, China’s population density and the culture of South Asia.  It is the product of Dr. Phil Gersmehl and Carol Gersmehl who are eager for teachers to use it and even give feedback.   And they also have a little grant money for those interested in writing activities for the project.  Geographic Big Ideas can be found at http://textbooks.wmisd.org/BigChapters.html

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