Make a Sundial

By the end of this resource you will:

  • have made your own sundial
  • understand how a sundial works
  • know how to use a sundial to tell the time

To complete this resource you will need:

  • printed sundial sheet (choose the location closest to where you live)
  • scissors
  • glue
  • a compass for finding north (most smartphones have a built-in compass)

Sundial in Reynold's Park, Liverpool, UK
Credit: The Schools' Observatory