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# Sundials.

notebook March07,2017

Sundials
The History of Time

Directions:

## Watch this video about sundials

Write down all your 5 things that you learned or thought were
StandardsInvolvedinthisLesson
interesting
MGSE912.G.CO.12Makeformalgeometricconstructionswithavarietyoftoolsandmethods(compassandstraightedge,string,reflectivedevices,
paperfolding,dynamicgeometricsoftware,etc.).Copyingasegmentcopyingananglebisectingasegmentbisectinganangleconstructing
perpendicularlines,includingtheperpendicularbisectorofalinesegmentandconstructingalineparalleltoagivenlinethroughapointnotonthe
line.
MGSE912.F.TF.7Useinversefunctionstosolvetrigonometricequationsthatariseinmodelingcontextsevaluatethesolutionsusingtechnology,
andinterpretthemintermsofthecontext.

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## Directions: Label the parts of the Sundial. Drag the text

boxes with the vocabular word to the corresponding box
label on the picture.

## Click the question mark to check

N
W
WordBox
DialPlate SourceofLight
E
S
HourLines

Directions: Read the page and play around with the interactive sundial.

What do you notice about the direction of the shadow? Bonus question: What time is it on the sundial?

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## Here is what it should look like in the end

cloudyday CalibrateyoursundialfortheLatitudeofKennesawUniversity34.04N
Usetheequationinthetoprightcornertodrawtheourlinesonyourdialplate.besureto
remembertheanglethatyouwillgetwillbetheanglefromnoonanditwillbesymmetricfor

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Sundials.notebook March07,2017

Application:
Use your sundial to answer the following questions.
Then take a picture of each time you record.
JulietarrangedtomeetFriarLawrenceinsecretat5intheafternoontoget
marriedtoRomeo.Shemustleaveherhouseat4:30toallowtimeto
sneakoutandwalktothemonastery.Julietmeasurestheanglethesundial