The Path of Our Sun Unit



This no-prep unit encourages students to investigate how the daily, apparent path of the sun changes with each season. Students are introduced to the following concepts and terms: zenith, celestial sphere, solar noon, Tropic of Cancer, Tropic of Capricorn, solstices, equinoxes, shadows, etc.

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The following resources are included in this unit:

  • Unit Pacing Guide
  • Path of Sun PowerPoint Presentation & Guided Notes
  • Path of Sun Reading Comprehension Activity & Answer Key
  • Path of Sun Lab & Answer Key
  • Path of Sun Quiz & Answer Key


Grade Levels: 7th – 12th
Total Pages: 45+
Teaching Duration: 4 Days

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