Basic Planetarium

Purpose

To demonstrate the sun-earth-moon spatial relationship and related concepts..

Equipment

As photographed.

Images

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Description

This device illustrates how the earth's rotation causes day and night, how the earth's revolution around the sun and the tilt of its axis causes the seasons, and why the moon has phases.

References

Lecture Demonstrations Information Sheet. Lesson Plan: The Orbiter Planetariums, Hubbard Scientific, 1971.