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Designing landscape sundials

Designing landscape sundials

Duration:Insgesamt 3 Stunden
Includes:Getränke, 1 Ticket und Ausrüstung
Languages:Auf Englisch angeboten

Über deinen Gastgeber

Using my background in surveying I have created large scale, award-winning sculptures using astronomical alignments like those found in Stonehenge or in Native American architecture. I am a long time member of the North American Sundial Society and publish frequently on innovative methods for making sundials. I have extensively researched and published on history of ancient surveying and use…
Steve
Steve
Steve
Steve

Was wir unternehmen werden

You will participate in creating the layout for a garden or other landscaping feature that also functions as a sundial. You can take the skills you acquire and return home to design a flower or vegetable garden or stone terrace that will accurately track the passage of time by serving as a monumental sundial. These skills are the same skills that prehistoric engineers used to shape sacred…

Was du sonst noch wissen solltest

The geometry needed for designing sundials is surprisingly simple and can be practiced and learned on site by participants who have apprehensions about their math skills. Those with some knowledge of geometry will enjoy seeing it applied in the field

Was ich zur Verfügung stelle

Wasser
Iced bottled water.
Eintrittspreis
Participants will have free access to the exhibits and facilities of the Peggy Notebeart Nature Museum.
Kreatives Zubehör
Each each participant will be provided with a kit containing all the necessary equipment.

Was du mitbringen solltest

Sun protection: sunscreen, hat, sun glasses, etc.
large towel or small blanket to sit on the lawn for resting and discussions.
A notebook or SketchBook and pen or pencil will be useful
Cell phone loaded with the following free apps: Sun Position and Bubble Level.

Wo ihr sein werdet

We will travel to a picturesque lakeside Chicago park adjacent to the Peggy Notebeart Nature Museum to stake out a sundial using ropes and pegs in the same manner as the builders of Stonehenge. This will entail the accurate layout of right angles as well as circles and ellipses. We will, however, defer to modern technology to determine true north by using our phones in conjunction with a free app

Bedenke Folgendes

Stornierungsbedingungen

Jede Entdeckung kann innerhalb von 24 Stunden nach der Buchung storniert und vollständig zurückerstattet werden.

Hinweise zur Kommunikation

Kommuniziere ausschließlich über Airbnb. Um deine Zahlung zu schützen, solltest du niemals außerhalb der Airbnb-Website oder -App kommunizieren oder Geld überweisen.

Bedingungen für Gäste

Es dürfen bis zu 8 Gäste ab 16 Jahren teilnehmen.

Amtlicher Lichtbildausweis

Du musst ein Bild von dir machen, das mit dem Foto in deinem Ausweis übereinstimmt. So kann Airbnb bestätigen, wer tatsächlich an der Entdeckung teilnimmt. Du musst diesen Vorgang nur einmal durchführen.

Weitere Tipps

The geometry needed for designing sundials is surprisingly simple and can be practiced and learned on site by participants who have apprehensions about their math skills. Those with some knowledge of geometry will enjoy seeing it applied in the field
Steve
Werkunterricht
Designing landscape sundials
Neue Entdeckung
$80/Person
Neue Entdeckung
$80/Person