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This is a lesson about 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 periods of higher and lower solar activity. This is the fifteenth activity in the Exploring the Earth's Magnetic Field: An IMAGE Satellite Guide to the Magnetosphere educators guide.

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    Middle School,NSDL,Earth and space science:Solar system:The sun:Solar-terrestrial interactions,NSDL_SetSpec_ncs-NSDL-COLLECTION-000-003-112-115,Heliophysics,Geoscience,Space science,Vocational/Professional Development Education,oai:nsdl.org:2200/20140407123543612T,IMAGE,Earth and space science:Earth structure:Earth's magnetic field,Space Science

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    English

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