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Sun-Earth Day 2010: Ancient Mysteries, Future Discoveries


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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.

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...

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The most powerful solar flare in the last 500 years occurred on September 2, 1859 and was sighted by two astronomers who happened to be looking at the sun at exactly the right time!