Parts of the Sun Teacher Resources
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Characteristics of the SunLesson Planet
5th - 8th CCSS: Adaptable
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...
The Universe - Secrets of The Sun 5/5Lesson Planet
9 mins 6th - 12th
"Secrets of the Sun", the five-part series, concludes with description of the heat found on the surface of the sun. So how is it that the outer corona is as hot as the sun's core? The answer will surprise you. Watch and learn how noise...
Sunlight Is Way Older than You ThinkLesson Planet
5 mins 7th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
Light travels fast... really fast. But that doesn't mean it moves instantly from its source to whatever object it hits. After watching this video students will understand that once generated in the sun's core, light takes thousands of...
The Sun and Its Effects on Your CommunityLesson Planet
7th - 12th
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...
We're Heading to the Sun!Lesson Planet
6 mins 9th - Higher Ed CCSS: Adaptable
NASA currently operates missions to the sun at the center the galaxy as well as the mysterious glow at the outside edge of the solar system. Learn about both missions thanks to an engaging installment from the SciShow Space series....
Gettysburg: The Civil War's Costliest BattleLesson Planet
5th - 6th
Students research the Civil War and the Battle of Gettysburg. In this Gettysburg instructional activity, students analyze journals and letters written by the Gettysburg soldiers. Students define Civil War soldier vocabulary words....
What is an Aurora?Lesson Planet
4 mins 6th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
An impressive animation explains the earth's awe-inspiring auroras. The contributions of high-energy particles from the sun collide with our neutral atmospheric atoms. Explained are the roles of solar wind, plasma, the magnetosphere,...