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Problem 19, The Solar Wind and the Bow Shock
 
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Audience: Educators
Grades: 7-9


Students solve an algebraic equation for the distance to the bow shock region. They investigate how this changes for various types of solar storms. Student and teacher pages are included.

Problem 19, The Solar Wind and the Bow Shock [94KB PDF file]

This activity is part of Space Math I.