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43 resources with the concept solar flares

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NOVA Sun Lab Lesson Plan

For Teachers 6th - 12th Standards
Looking for a sun-sational multi-lesson plan full of videos, simulations, and discussion? Introduce your young scientists to all things solar with a four-part hands-on adventure. Pupils learn the basics of solar anatomy, space weather,...
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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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Student Helioviewer Data Tool

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Scholars use current satellite data to view solar events, solar features, and so much more. It allows them to make videos over time to observe patterns and visually understand the sun at a much higher level using the interactive that is...
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Solar Space Telescopes

For Teachers 6th - 12th Standards
See the sun shine as you've never seen it before! Captivate your class with an activity from NOVA's Sun Lab unit. Viewers learn about the advanced satellite-mounted telescopes NASA uses to monitor the sun at every wavelength of light,...
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The Threat to Earth

For Teachers 6th - 12th Standards
Is Earth prepared for a massive solar storm? Examine the possibilities with an interesting activity, part of NOVA's Sun Lab interactive unit. Viewers learn about historical solar storms, the tools we have for protecting ourselves and...
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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,...
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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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Catch a Piece of the Sun

For Students 9th - 12th
What does the sun mean to you? Learners have many different interests that may have connections to the sun. Whether its solar radiation, solar flares, or solar storms, there are connections to daily interests that may surprise your...
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What Causes The Northern Lights? (Aurora Borealis)

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
In the arctic circle, some hotels offer aurora borealis wake-up calls so visitors don't miss the northern lights. A Veritasium video explains what causes the northern lights. It also presents many misconceptions people still believe...
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Destination: Alaska

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Large solar flare storms occur every 11 years, and scientists want to understand why. The video explains one scientists journey to investigate this phenomenon. It introduces the difference between various types of sun storms and includes...
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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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The Solar Wind Tunnel

For Students 9th - 12th
The winds of change are blowing in our very own solar system!  But what makes some heavenly bodies more affected by solar winds than others?  Pupils discover the concept of magnetic forces at work in space in this attractive interactive,...
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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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Solar Storms

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Did you know our sun has the power to make telegraphs work and cell phones cease to work? Show a video that explains solar storms and their impact on us. It describes what solar storms are, when and why they happen, and the good and the...
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The Sun Is A Magnet!

For Students 6th - 12th
Attract learners to science by studying largest magnet in the galaxy. The video explains why the sun is technically a magnet and how the magnetic fields causes solar storms. It also covers the effects of solar storms on the earth such as...
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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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The Dynamic Nature of the Sun

For Teachers 5th - 8th Standards
In this second lesson of the series, pupils learn to observe similarities and differences in photos of the sun and record them in a Venn diagram. Then, small groups practice the same skill on unique images before presenting their...
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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 lesson. Over the course of these five activities, young astronomers get an up close and personal look at the sun as they watch videos, read articles, explore...
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Discoveries about our Sun

For Teachers 5th - 12th
Learn how sun spots observed by Galileo sparked interest in the sun that continues today. Sun spots, solar wind, new discoveries, and space exploration of the sun are all covered in this informative video. This clip would be a great...
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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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SDO Shines Light on the Sun

For Teachers 6th - 12th
The sun has a huge affect on our planet. NASA scientists are using amazing new technologies to better understand solar flares, space weather, and their effects on Earth. Watch and learn all about space weather produced by the sun and the...