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The Globe

Use the links below to learn more about your role. Specifically, look for answers to the following questions:

Where is the earth?

How does the movement of the earth change our lives?

How does where people live on the globe impact their lives?

Make 1 - 3 rules that tell how all this works. (Do you need help making up Rules?)

Starting Points on the Internet

Stellarium Interactive night sky
Search for the Constellation Orion from New York City and Sydney. What happened to him? Why?

Anatomy of the Milky Way from the European Space Agency
Wow can these two be the same thing?

Earth's City Lights - Photo from NASA
What's "wrong" with this picture?'s Live Web Cams
Why are some live cams dark and others light? Look for your part of the world.

Climate Time Machine from NASA
What's happening to the planet?

US Official Time or see International Time Zones
Why is the time different across the globe?

Worldwide Weather Range from Climate Reanalyzer
In the send map that shows the world, why are the color patterns this way?

Hint to help understand. And another one (use axis tilt)

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