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Hands-on Solar Flare Activity

Cartoon character Norbert lists the objectives of the activity

Product Type: Video Learning Clip
Audience: Educators, Informal Education, Students
Grade Levels: 5-8
Year: 2002
Subject: Mathematics

This NASA video segment follows middle school students in Washington, D.C., as they perform a hands-on activity about solar flares. Viewers watch as students work in groups to collect data, perform calculations and graphically depict the sun's 11-year solar cycle.

Hands-on Solar Flare Activity
Duration: 3 minutes 03 seconds
> View QuickTime [10MB]

Other video learning clips in this series:
The Composition of the Sun
Understanding Sunspots and Solar Flares
The Scientific Importance of Studying Solar Flares

Page Last Updated: December 12th, 2014
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