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Characteristics of the Sun

For Students 5th - 8th Standards
After reading about how the sun gets its energy, and about the layers and features of the sun's atmosphere, heliologists complete a comprehension worksheet. On it, they label features on a diagram of the sun and match terms from the...
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Sunspots and Space Weather

For Students 4th - 8th
This assignment is out of this world! It is an online worksheet about sunspots and solar cycles, a sort of WebQuest if you will. Links to two NASA websites and spaceweather.com are written into the questions so that your aspiring...
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Meet Our Neighbors: Sun

For Students 1st - 6th
The sun isn't just a ball of yellow! Young scientists learn about the features of the sun using a hands-on modeling activity. They build models of the sun using common household items to represent sunspots, solar prominence, and the...
12:22
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Medieval China: Crash Course History of Science #8

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Medieval Chinese scientists were the masters of invention! Explore the wonders of the Far East through the eighth installment in a 15-part History of Science series. The resource covers contributions to science and technology by dynasty,...
2:47
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Solar Wind and Storms

For Teachers 6th - 12th Standards
Does the very thing that is responsible for life on Earth also have a dark side? Space scientists differentiate between sunspots, solar flares, and CMEs in an enlightening activity. The lesson, one of several in a unit presented by NOVA,...
3:17
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The Dynamic Sun

For Teachers 6th - 12th Standards
Sunspots, solar flares, coronal mass ejections ... why is the sun so stirred up? Scholars watch animations of the interaction between moving plasma and magnetic fields and discuss the sun's behavior. The activity, part of NOVA's sun...
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The Sun Lab Interactive

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
Turn up the heat in your Earth Science class! Solar scholars examine the characteristics scientists use to predict solar weather through an interactive lesson. Users read background information and make guided observations, then...
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The Sun

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
Our future literally depends on the sun. The video introduces the sun as a star. It explains the plasma magnetic fields, sunspots, solar flares, coronal mass ejections, and more. It concludes with how we rely on the sun, how we protect...
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Auroras

For Students 9th - 12th
Learn the science behind one of the most beautiful acts of nature. A comprehensive lesson explores the causes and characteristics of auroras. The instruction also explains the differences among auroras and what the differences indicate...
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Case Study Sunspot Activity and Its Affect on Climate Change

For Teachers 7th - 12th
Is it possible that global warming might have natural causes? Scholars investigate the relationship between sunspot cycles and solar radiation in the second instructional activity of a four-part series on weather and climate. They look...
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Features of the Sun

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
An engaging tutorial teaches all about the sun. Learners see its different layers, explore the sun using different filters, and read about its different features. They then choose one feature to research and explore further. 
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The Sun and Its Effects on Your Community

For Teachers 7th - 12th Standards
Why is the sun round? Examine this question, and others, with your pupils while teaching them how to live in a more earth-friendly environment. Pupils explore Sun composition and discuss how solar wind, sunspots, and solar energy affects...
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Features of the Sun

For Teachers 6th - 8th
There are so many things to discover about the sun! Pupils discuss their knowledge of the sun, explore its features, apply their knowledge by labeling photographs, and then reflect on their learning by working in groups to draw and label...
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The Solar System: An Introduction to the Sun

For Teachers 6th - 8th Standards
Brighten up your teaching of the solar system with this middle school astronomy instructional activity. Over the course of these five activities, young astronomers get an up close and personal look at the sun as they watch videos, read...
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Our Solar System

For Students 7th - 8th Standards
The presentation starts with the scientists who made discoveries about our solar system: Ptolemy, Copernicus, Galileo, Brahe, Kepler, and Newton. It also covers the planets, inner, outer, and Pluto, satellites, and an in-depth discussion...
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The Sun: Pre- and Post-Assessment

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Want to see how far pupils have come since the beginning of the unit? This activity is designed to be a pre- and post-assessment for a unit on the Sun. The first in a series of 18 that can be combined to form a complete unit. Two...
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Break the Code: Astronomy

For Students 4th - 8th
Here is a quick puzzle-style worksheet for your aspiring astronomers. A code is printed at the top of the page and learners use it to fill in the blanks describing different phenomena or objects in outer space. The material does not even...
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Solar Cycle

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Young scholars explore the solar cycle through a series of experiments. In this space science lesson plan, students construct and evaluate solar cycle graphs. They explain how this phenomenon affects the Earth.
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Sunspots

For Teachers 7th - 12th
Students examine what a sunspot is and how it is produced.  In this sun lesson students locate and measure sunspots then view them through a camera.
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Sunspots and the Sun's Rotation

For Students 6th - 9th
In this sun worksheet, students use a Sunspotter to observe the rotation of the sun by identifying the presence of sunspots and watching them rotate over time. Students calculate how many days it takes to see the sunspots they observe in...
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Solar Surface Details

For Students 7th - 10th
In this solar surface worksheet, learners use a photograph taken by the Swedish Vacuum Telescope to answer 6 questions about the solar features in the photograph. Students determine the scale of the image, they determine the smallest...
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Hinode-Close Up of a Sunspot

For Students 8th - 10th
In this solar sunspot instructional activity, students use two photographs from the Hinode solar observatory showing a sunspot on the solar surface. Students solve 5 problems including finding the scale of the images, determining the...
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Sunspot Activity

For Students 8th - 10th
In this sunspot activity worksheet, students are given a table with 3 types of flares produced by sunspots based on their brightness. Students answer 5 questions by interpreting the data and they determine the percentages of the...
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Solar Activity

For Students 8th - 10th
In this solar activity worksheet, students complete a puzzle given a word bank with matching numbers. The numbers correlate to the answers to basic math problems that use the order of operations. Students use their mathematical answers...