Notebook "Where are you?"
Do you live in the Earth’s Northern or Southern Hemisphere?
What are the cardinal points of the compass?
In which directions are north, south, sunrise (east) and sunset (west) where you live?
At what time of the day is the shadow of the straw on your sundial at its shortest? How high is your house?
How high is your house?
What is the latitude and longitude of your area?
According to the Kochab star, what time do you go to bed?
Draw a map of the area you live in with a compass rose showing the direction of the North Pole.
Find the Tropics of Cancer and Capricorn and the Arctic and Antarctic Circle on your globe.
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Author: Rui Dilão, Instituto Superior Técnico