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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 during years of maximum solar activity. This resource is activity 13 from the Magnetic Mysteries of the Aurora teachers guide. Internet access is required for this activity.

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    Space Science,Earth and space science:Solar system:The sun:Magnetosphere,Higher Education,THEMIS,NSDL,Earth and space science:Solar system:The sun:Solar-terrestrial interactions,Technical Education (Lower Division),NSDL_SetSpec_ncs-NSDL-COLLECTION-000-003-112-115,Heliophysics,Undergraduate (Lower Division),High School,Space science,Vocational/Professional Development Education,Geoscience,Earth and space science:Earth structure:Earth's magnetic field,oai:nsdl.org:2200/20140407123955229T

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