Make a Sun Inclinometer

A sun inclinometer (in-cli-no-me-ter, try saying that three times fast!) helps us find the angle of the sun.

Did you know that you can use the angle of the sun to tell the time and the season?

Watch our video to make and test your own sun inclinometer at school or home.

You will need:

  • Step-by-step guide: make a sun inclinometer
  • 3D printer file: sun inclinometer
  • Optional resources (for teachers or grow-ups)

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