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

Sun-Earth Day 2009: Our Sun Yours to Discover


Ancient Observatories: Timeless Knowledge Activities
These activities are designed to help you make connections between events in your life and the seasons of the year. One major connection relates the concept of the seasons to past observations.
Astronomy of the Americas: Volume 11 Planetarium Activities for Student Success (PASS)
There are hundreds of Native American cultures, each with distinctive views of the heavens. In this program, students visit five cultures: the Hupa people of Northern California, Medicine Wheel in Northern Wyoming, Chaco Canyon in New Mexico, the Mayan people and the Incan people.
Magnetism and Electromagnetism
These seven NASA-funded magnetism guides contain activity- or math-based lessons on magnetic fields. The science and mathematics education standards these activities cover are in the beginning of the guides. Once on the site, hover over each guide for more information.
Galileo Galilei (1564-1642)
The Galileo Project is a source of information on the life and work of Galileo Galilei (1564-1642). Our aim is to provide hypertextual information about Galileo and the science of his time to viewers of all ages and levels of expertise.
Space Math@NASA
The goal of these problems is to teach students about astronomy and space science by using mathematics and real-world problems.



The core of the sun is nearly as dense as lead, and has a temperature of 15 million °C.