In this space science worksheet, students identify and name which gases make up the sun and the name of the part of the sun that we can see from Earth. Then they describe a solar eclipse and draw a diagram illustrating what happens during one.
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The Solar System: An Introduction to the Sun
Brighten up your teaching of the solar system with this middle school astronomy lesson plan. 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,...
6th - 8th Science CCSS: Adaptable
The Sun and The Earth: Crash Course Big History #3
Amaze your class with the fact that more than 1,000 confirmed planets exist. The video explains the formation and development of planets, especially the earth. It covers the solar nebula, birth of the sun, and the development of the...
15 mins 9th - Higher Ed Science CCSS: Adaptable
Bill Nye: Is Jupiter Like A Piece Of The Sun?
Jupiter and the sun are more alike than you might think. Examine the elements that make up these two heavenly bodies as part of the Fuse THNKR "Why with Nye!" playlist. Bill Nye explains the composition of the sun and Jupiter, then...
2 mins 6th - 12th Science CCSS: Adaptable
How the Sun Works: Fusion and Quantum Tunneling
There may be nothing new under the sun, but astrophysicists constantly are learning new things about the sun! In this minute-long clip, learn the physics of fusion in the sun and the possibility that quantum tunneling is happening...
1 min 9th - 12th Science
Racing with the Sun: Creating a Solar Car
As the cost of oil continues to rise and the environmental impacts of emissions become more widespread, the demand for alternative energy sources for cars is huge. In an engaging and challenging week-long lesson, your upper-elementary or...
4th - 8th Math CCSS: Adaptable