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Sun-Earth Day 2008: Space Weather Around the World

Sun-Earth Day 2008: Space Weather Around the World


Light has always provided a means of exploring the Universe. Join us in our mission to engage the public in shaping and sharing the experience of exploration and discovery.


This section is for scientists desiring to become more involved in education. We provide a variety of resources designed to help you Get Connected to outreach organizations dedicated to your specific educational efforts. If you are having difficulty getting started with your educational endeavor visit our section called Get Involved, which contains a list of educational ideas generated by Scientists like yourself interested in K-12 and public education. Finally, you can browse through a series of articles and websites written to help you Develop Your Program.

If you are interested in visiting a classroom, our Educators section contains a variety of lesson plans on all grade levels that will certainly enhance your experience!

Enjoy exploring the rest of our site where you will find key areas designed to fit your needs including our Multimedia Center where we have placed a variety of exciting materials including interactive children's books, multimedia viewers, games and our new interactive timeline called, "Sun Watchers Through Time".

Space Weather Fact

A major solar 'superstorm' such as the one in 1859 could cost $30 billion a day to the US electrical power grid, and up to $70 billion to the satellite industry.

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