How to Navigate using the Sun

Learn how to find south, your latitude, and your longitude with only a few household items and some know how. I should note, however, that in using the home-made quadrant cited, the precision of your findings will be rather low. Don’t worry, you’ll be within a few hundred miles. ;)

The Tabletop Explainer is an intermittent educational vlog presenting answers to viewer questions, brief science lessons, and ideas for teachers and students. It is a feature of David’s blog “Tilts at Windmils” which can be found at

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