How do you make an equatorial sundial?

Answer An equatorial sundial sits at an angle equal to the latitude of its location so it is parallel to the Earth's equator. The gnomon is the part of the sundial that casts a shadow on the front or back... Read More »

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How to Make a Sundial?

A sundial is an ancient device for measuring time by using only the sun and its shadows. Making a sundial can be an enjoyable learning experience. Whether for fun or for a school project, you can f... Read More »

What Are the Polar & Equatorial Diameters of the Earth?

When satellites and rockets were first sent into space, they gave scientists a unique opportunity to start looking at the Earth in a different way. When humans were earthbound, it was impossible to... Read More »

How to Design a Sundial?

In any given room, you probably have an army of devices barking the time at you: computer, cell phone, television, radio, and kitchen appliances. A sundial is a reminder of the natural simplicity o... Read More »

How to Build a Temporary Sundial?

Have you ever wanted to know what time it was, but didn't have a watch? Instead of checking your cell phone or going inside to look at a clock try building a sundial! While these instructions are f... Read More »