AND Answer the following questions after reviewing the interactive above. Pl

AND Answer the following questions after reviewing the interactive above. Place your answers to each question in the space under the question. Unless stated otherwise, use (C) Tropic of Cancer for your data. During which month of the year is the angle of the Sun’s light the greatest?
For the Tropic of Cancer, what is the angle of the Sun’s light at its highest point?
What do you notice about the angle of the Sun rays striking the ground during the summer months?
What do you know about the amount of time the Sun is in the sky during the summer months? (Use the Tropic of Cancer information.) (Hint: Look at the bar graph on the bottom of the simulation.)
During which month of the year is the angle of the Sun’s light the lowest?
For the Tropic of Cancer, what is the angle of the Sun’s light at its lowest point?
What do you notice about the angle of the Sun rays striking the ground during the winter months? And what do you know about the amount of time the Sun is in the sky during the winter months?
Look at the upper right hand corner of the simulation for this question. There are two months when the declination of the Sun is 0.0°. In other words, the poles are perfectly vertical. Name these two months of the year.
What is the approximate altitude/light angle of the Sun for the Tropic of Cancer for these two dates of the year when the declination of the Sun is 0.0°?
Looking at the distance that the Earth is from the Sun at various times of the year, answer the following questions: In which months is the distance less than 1 AU?
Based on your answers to #10, are the seasons in the Northern Hemisphere a result of the distance to the Sun?
Use this simulation https://www.timeanddate.com/sun/usa/atlantato answer the following questions.
Using TODAY’S Date, take a screenshot of the Sunrise and Sunset image like the one shown in the question above. Paste and re-size your image below. Do the locations of sunrise and sunset agree with your answers in #12? Explain your answer.
In which months is the distance greater than 1 AU? Scroll down to where you see a chart. Change the month to January (any year) and then press GO. On the left you will see Sunrise and Sunset. Click on the angle for Sunrise (117o above). You should see this. Note that the sun rises East of South and sets West of South. If you look at the arrows above, they also indicate the direction of sunrise and sunset. Rotate through the months, January to December and note the rise and set locations. During which months does the Sun rise North of East and set North of West? During which two DATES (not months) does the Sun rise directly due East and set directly due West? During which months does the Sun rise South of East and set South of West?
Requirements: high school level

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