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Sun-Earth Day 2010: Magnetic Storms.

Sun-Earth Day 2010: Magnetic Storms


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".



The sun's magnetic poles flip their location on the sun every 22 years, called the Hale Magnetic Cycle.