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Application Task – Light Side of Trigonometry

Published on 10/20/2009

Activity Overview

Sunrise and sunset times are collected from a website and imported into TI-InterActive!. Students create trigonometry graphs and equations to predict the number of hours of daylight for different latitudes and longitudes.

Before the Activity

Read through the activity document I004. Download the SunCycle software from the Internet as instructed. Students require a copy of the activity document

During the Activity

Complete the activity as instructed.

After the Activity

See "Sample Solution " (I005.pdf) to compare results