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Sun-Earth Day 2009: Our Sun Yours to Discover.

Sun-Earth Day 2009: Our Sun Yours to Discover

Featured Activities

Polar Sunrise
Polar Sunrise
Enjoy a rich variety of videos, podcasts, podcast image galleries and questions divided into 9 'topic' areas. With these resources students can find the answers to each set of questions.
In the News
In the News: Problem Based Learning
Since the launch of the SOHO spacecraft, there have been numerous news articles highlighting discoveries about the Sun. This activity will give you and your students the opportunity to learn about those discoveries...
Space Weather Action Centers
Space Weather Action Centers
By following the basic steps in the Instructional Guide your class will soon be on its way to accessing, analyzing and recording NASA satellite and observatory data.

NASA Fact

On April 8, 1947, the largest sunspot in modern history reached its maximum size of over 330 times Earth's area.