Teach concepts related to the sun in these hour-long activities.
Students view real-time NASA satellite images of the sun and Earth in this Flash-based viewer.
This video clip explores the relationship between Earth and the sun. Learn about the layers of the sun and how Earth's magnetosphere acts like a giant handkerchief to protect us from all kinds of space weather.
Learn about two satellites that NASA launched to collect data about the sun. Learn about solar eruptions and how they affect Earth and astronauts in space.
Take a trip to the Land of Magic Windows and learn about the electromagnetic spectrum in this interactive game.
Telescopes capture images with instruments that detect light our eyes cannot see. Those images are colored so we can see what the instruments saw. The Cosmic Colors viewer shows those colored images as well as visible images that humans can see without telescopes. Take a look!
A NASA scientist explains solar flares and how they can result in X-rays that affect the ionosphere, causing an interruption in radio waves.
Select from a list of space weather online games. Choose either English or Spanish versions.
The NASA Space Life Sciences education website contains resources on living organisms in the space environment. Visit the topic sections for more information, and return to the website often for news on space life sciences research.