ERIC Number: EJ593896
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1999
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Constructing a Celestial Calendar Wheel.
Cousineau, Sarah M.
Physics Teacher, v37 n8 p476-77 Nov 1999
Explains how to create a paper replica of the Bighorn Medicine Wheel, an ancient timepiece thought to have been constructed by the Lakota Indians around 1700 A.D. The Bighorn Wheel uses four key seasonal stars as well as the solstice sunrise and sunset to mark the passage of time through the summer. (WRM)
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher; Journal Articles
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