Creating a Sun Map of the Garden

Students Will Use Their Garden To Chart and Create Sun Maps

Topic: Gardening, Outdoor Exploration, Nature | Type: Outdoor Learning

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This activity that can be completed in stages. Take your young cartographer outside to create a map of your garden or any outdoor space. When your map is complete, use colors and observations over the course of a day to record the sun’s path as it travels overhead. Consider mapping multiple spots to find the best area to plant your Spring garden!


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