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This is a lesson to introduce the Kp index, a common numerical indicator of magnetic storminess. Learners will access and analyze Kp index plots of magnetic storm strength and determine the relative frequency of stronger versus weaker magnetic storms. This is the fourteenth activity in the Exploring the Earth's Magnetic Field: An IMAGE Satellite Guide to the Magnetosphere educators guide.

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    Space Science,oai:nsdl.org:2200/20140407123640282T,Earth and space science:Solar system:The sun:Solar-terrestrial interactions,NSDL_SetSpec_ncs-NSDL-COLLECTION-000-003-112-115,Heliophysics,Geoscience,High School,Space science,Vocational/Professional Development Education,IMAGE,Earth and space science:Earth structure:Earth's magnetic field,NSDL

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