Fun simulators for Chapter 4

Below are the links to some fun simulators relating to chapter 4 material.

Change the observers perspective by changing latitude and observe how it changes the sun’s rays throughout the year.

http://astro.unl.edu/classaction/animations/coordsmotion/eclipticsimulator.html

This one displays the sun’s rays at each position throughout the planet’s revolution around the sun.

https://www.khanacademy.org/science/cosmology-and-astronomy/earth-history-topic/earth-title-topic/p/season-simulator

How does the angle of our axis effect our seasons? Find out here:

http://highered.mheducation.com/sites/007299181x/student_view0/chapter2/seasons_interactive.html

See how the path the sun takes accross the sky changes throughout the seasons:

http://astro.unl.edu/naap/motion3/animations/sunmotions.html

 

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