Standing in the Shadow of Earth [Activity]

Standing in the Shadow of Earth [Activity]

  • Outside Venue
  • Target Audience
  • Child, Teen, Adult
This activity compares the shadow that an Earth globe casts with what we observe in the evening sky at sunset. Show your visitors the shadow of the earth as it rises as a dark blue shadow above the eastern horizon.

Last Updated: June 2015

Video

Tutorial: Standing in the Shadow of the Earth

Video demonstration and explanation of this activity.

Activity Key

Daytime Event
Daytime Event
Nighttime Event
Nighttime Event
Inside Venue
Inside Venue
Outside Venue
Outside Venue
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