This collection of lesson plans and 'easy to do' activities are just the hook you need to bring the science of Space Weather to your students. Here you can do everything from building an edible model of the sun to learning how to make a real space weather broadcast!
To enhance your lessons visit the Multimedia Center where you can find a variety of exciting materials including interactive children's books, multimedia viewers, games and our interactive timeline called, "Sun Watchers Through Time".
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Access one or more of the Learning Center's FREE e-PD resources and enhance your knowledge about this year's theme.
The most powerful solar flare in the last 500 years occurred on September 2, 1859 and was sighted by two astronomers who happened to be looking at the sun at exactly the right time!