Have you ever thought about what it would be like if you were on another planet looking back at the sun? In this activity, you will use the Light Probe to get an idea of how much light the planets would receive.
In this activity, you will
Make a simulation of the planets of our solar system to scale.
Measure the amount of light from a light source at different distances.
Draw conclusions about conditions on other planets.
Sensors and Equipment
This experiment features the following Vernier sensors and equipment.