STEREO Watches the Sun Kick up a Storm!
For this solar storm worksheet, students use images of a solar tsunami to determine the size and speed of the wave. This worksheet has 5 problems to solve.
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New Review Measure the Solar Diameter
Scientists could measure the diameter of the sun before they knew its distance. Scholars construct a simple mirror box to measure the diameter for themselves. They compare this measurement with the official size, listed in a textbook,...
7th - Higher Ed Science CCSS: Adaptable
Weak Interaction: The Four Fundamental Forces of Physics #2
Scientists can't just change a neutron to a proton, can they? Although they don't have control of this process yet, they have identified the weak force that does exactly that. The simple graphics in an interesting video explain the...
4 mins 9th - Higher Ed Science
Sending a Sundial to Mars
You know him from his famous science education videos, but now hear him get personal as he tells the story of how his father, while being a prisoner of war, became fascinated with sundials. Today, he has inherited the fascination, and in...
8 mins 11th - Higher Ed Science CCSS: Adaptable