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Following the Sun
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  • Question 1
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    Q. The direction of your shadow is always _____
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    away from the Sun
    towards the Sun
    towards the east
    towards the west
  • Question 2
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    Q. The Sun appears to move across the sky because the Earth _____
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    rotates on its axis
    revolves around the Sun
    is tilted at an angle
    orbits the Sun
  • Question 3
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    Q. Ancient civilizations thousands of years ago used the Sun _____
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    for cooking food
    like a giant clock
    for Sun tanning
    to generate electricity
  • Question 4
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    Q. Every day, ancient civilizations saw the sun rising in the _____
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    north
    south
    east
    west
  • Question 5
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    Q. Early in the morning, an objects shadow will extend to the _____
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    north
    east
    west
    south
  • Question 6
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    Q. When is the Sun high in the sky, almost directly overhead?
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    7 a.m.
    9 a.m.
    noon
    4 p.m.
  • Question 7
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    Q. When a shadow is long and towards the east, it's _____
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    early morning
    noon
    shortly after noon
    late afternoon
  • Question 8
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    Q. The first graph showed that when the Sun is low in the sky, shadows are _____
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    long
    short
    pointing north
    pointing east
  • Question 9
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    Q. Referring to the graph, when was the shadow the shortest?
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    7:00 AM
    11:00 AM
    12:00 PM
    6:00 PM
  • Question 10
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    Q. Referring to the graph, when was the shadow recorded as the longest?
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    7:00 AM
    11:00 AM
    12:00 PM
    6:00 PM
  • Question 11
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    Q. Referring to the graph, when is a shadow pointing most towards the west?
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    early morning
    noon
    early afternoon
    late afternoon
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