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Sun-Earth Day 2007 presents: Living in the Atmosphere of the Sun

Sun-Earth Day 2007 presents: Living in the Atmosphere of the Sun

GENERAL SUN-EARTH CONNECTION LESSON PLANS

All About the Sun
From NASA's Quest's Learning Technologies Channel (at NASA Ames) and the Stanford Solar Center, learn more about the sun from this impressive archive of video clips and materials from past webcasts.
Create an Edible Model of the Sun
Studying Our Scintillating Sun: Students will construct an edible model of the Sun denoting surface and interior feature.
Daytime Astronomy for Elementary and Middle School Students
The over-arching question addressed by these units is "Why do daylight hours vary in length where we live?" All activities have been arranged for convenience into three interchangeable units.
Making Sundials: Observing and Using Shadows
Students build sundials and observe changes in shadows over the course of one or more days.
The Sun: An Introduction
This lesson introduces the topic of the Sun. Students also begin making entries in their Science Journals.

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Space Weather Fact

The March 13, 1989 Quebec blackout, the result of a major geomagnetic storm, caused a $6 billion loss to the Canadian economy.

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