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This web page provides an elementary introduction and history of electric currents from space with a discussion of "Birkeland currents". Related pages are also linked to this page. This is part of an extensive web site, "The Exploration of the Earth's Magnetosphere", that uses the topics of electricity and magnetism to introduce topics in physics and astronomy. Translations in French and Spanish are available.

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    • Grade 6
    • Grade 8
    • Grade 9

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    NSDL,Undergraduate (Lower Division),auroral electrojets,Space Science,Magnetic Fields and Forces,The Sun,space,electricity,birkeland currents,Higher Education,electric currents,Astronomy,Informal Education,space weather,Middle School,aurora,Space Weather,magnetic field,Electricity & Magnetism,Physics,oai:nsdl.org:2200/20080905120012966T,High School,NSDL_SetSpec_439869,Vocational/Professional Development Education,Technology

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