Introduction: Sun Tracker

Hello this sun tracker is a easy robot for a survival backpack so during the day, you will not loose where the sun is while in the woods.

Step 1: What You Need

Card board [any kind]

  • Sharpie
  • tin foil
  • scissors
  • news paper
  • duck tape
  • clear tape
  • the sun

Step 2: The Base

  • First now get some cardboard and the scissors
  • Cut out a 2 foot by 2 foot square[If you do not have enough card board use the duck tape to get separate pieces to stick together.]

Step 3: The Post

[I used a pvc pipe in the picture so my hand wasn't in the picture]

  • Go outside to where you want the sun tracker to be and dig a 2 inch by 2 inch hole in the ground.
  • The hole can be as dee as you want
  • Now for this step you need scissors, newspaper, and electric tape.
  • Get the newspaper and role it up in to about a two inch by two inch and about 5 feet high.
  • Now hold together the newspaper and wrap the whole post up in electric tape.

Step 4: The Tracker

  • Get the base and cover it with tin foil and tape it down with the clear tape.
  • I used clear tape so the sun will hit the tin foil not some gray tape that wouldn't attract the sun.

Step 5: Almost Done

  • Get the post and tape it to the base
  • Now stick the post in the hole you dug earlier.
  • The sun will cause the card board to move and the card board will also change shape...I don't know why!

Step 6: Please Comment and Vote and Favorite!

Comments

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mrpropmaster (author)2015-11-05

The sun attracts the tin foil to follow it in a circle

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anachin (author)2015-11-05

i dont get it... how it works?

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mrpropmaster (author)2015-11-05

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