Hands-on Solar Flare Activity
Cartoon character Norbert lists the objectives of the activity

The information in this video was accurate as of the original publication date.

Audience: Educators and Students
Grades: 5-8
Year: 2002

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
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This video clip is part of the NASA CONNECT™ Data Analysis and Measurement: Having a Solar Blast! DVD that may be ordered from the Central Operation of Resources for Educators, or CORE  →.

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