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This activity from the Exploratorium provides a presentation of the role of the sun in ancient cultures and an extensive description of the modern view of the sun. The activity features many striking images and a hands-on, scientific experience as well as explanatory Quick Time movies. Visitors are able to perform an investigation with real solar data by comparing the appearance of sunspots in visible light and in x-rays.

Subjects:

    Education Levels:

    • Grade 1
    • Grade 6
    • Grade 8
    • Grade 9

    Keywords:

    The Sun,Informal Education,Astronomy,Middle School,NSDL,Undergraduate (Lower Division),research,oai:nsdl.org:2200/20061003055619445T,culture,Higher Education,High School,NSDL_SetSpec_439869,Space Science,Vocational/Professional Development Education,History/Policy/Law,solar image,Social Sciences,history

    Language:

    English

    Access Privileges:

    Public - Available to anyone

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    Creative Commons Attribution Non-Commercial Share Alike

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