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E-book, Lesson Plan

Description:

This lesson is part of the Athabasca University Astronomy 230: Northern Lights, Northern Skies course. In this lesson, you will learn how to describe the characteristics of a magnetic dipole, how to describe the nature of the magnetosphere, and how to describe the impact of the Sun on the magnetosphere.

Subjects:

  • Science > General
  • Science > Astronomy

Education Levels:

  • Grade 11
  • Grade 12
  • Higher Education
  • Graduate
  • Undergraduate-Upper Division
  • Undergraduate-Lower Division
  • Other

Keywords:

astronomy exosphere thermosphere mesosphere stratosphere troposphere meteors meteorites magnetosphere dipoles electromagnetism corona Van Allen Belt solar wind aurora borealis aurora australis sunspot greenhouse effect greenhouse gases fossil fuels climate change rainbows sun dogs light pillars noctilucent clouds zodiacal light interplanetary dust

Language:

English

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