How Can Latitude Affect Design?

  • September 9

Dr. Glen Whitney, founder of the National Museum of Mathematics in New York and walkSTEM advisor, observes the grid of louvers up high at the AT&T Performing Arts Center and wonders: how do the louvers act as a sunscreen? How does Dallas’s latitude affect the design of the louvers? At what angle would you have the solar panels positioned in relation to the sun’s rays, if you were designing a building? Supplementary Activity Guides for this video to extend student learning for K-12 grade... CONTINUE READING