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written by Chuck Bueter
This site from Paper Plate Education provides an activity using only a globe and plastic cup to determine the position on the earth where the sun appears directly overhead.  Plotting this point on several days throughout a year yields an analemma, a figure-eight shape on the globe.  The site provides background information, a gallery of pictures, and links to more activities.
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Astronomy
- The Sun
- High School
- Middle School
- Lower Undergraduate
- Informal Education
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© 2005 Chuck Bueter
Keywords:
declination, equation of time, figure-eight
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Metadata instance created July 21, 2006 by Ann Deml
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August 25, 2006 by Elizabeth Bolton
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C. Bueter, (2005), WWW Document, (http://analyzer.depaul.edu/paperplate/analemma.htm).
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C. Bueter, Analemma Project: Sub-Solar Cup Activity, (2005), <http://analyzer.depaul.edu/paperplate/analemma.htm>.
APA Format
Bueter, C. (2006, August 25). Analemma Project: Sub-Solar Cup Activity. Retrieved December 11, 2017, from http://analyzer.depaul.edu/paperplate/analemma.htm
Chicago Format
Bueter, Chuck. Analemma Project: Sub-Solar Cup Activity. August 25, 2006. http://analyzer.depaul.edu/paperplate/analemma.htm (accessed 11 December 2017).
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Bueter, Chuck. Analemma Project: Sub-Solar Cup Activity. 2005. 25 Aug. 2006. 11 Dec. 2017 <http://analyzer.depaul.edu/paperplate/analemma.htm>.
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