Fun in the Sun

Shopping list

For the Experiments

  • Large bowl  
  • Small glass container which will fit inside the large bowl
  • Plastic wrap
  • A small rock
  • Water
  • Dirt, salt or food colouring
  • Sundial template
  • Scissors
  • Tape
  • A sharpened pencil
  • A piece of Bristol board or cardboard (optional)
  • A compass (optional)
  • Shoebox or long box with a lid
  • Aluminum foil
  • Safety pin or needle
  • White piece of paper

May we suggest...


Solar Eclipses
What is a solar eclipse, and what causes it? Learn about annular, partial and total eclipses of the sun with this video.

Web Link

Find star charts, sundial activities and more with these online resources.

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