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The Sun

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Ages: 14 - 18
The Sun: Size and Structure (1/2)
From YouTube, produced by Learning4Mastery.Com
Join award winning teacher Jonathan Bergmann as he interactively teaches Astronomy: The Sun: Size and Structure.  This lesson focuses on the properties of the sun. ( 9:27)
February 27, 2012 at 05:33 PM
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Ages: 11 - 18
NASA | SDO: Three Years in Three Minutes--With Expert Commentary
From youtu.be, produced by NASA
During the course of the video, the sun subtly increases and decreases in apparent size. This is because the distance between the SDO spacecraft and the sun varies over time. The image is, however, remarkably consistent and stable despite the fact th... [more]
Found by teresahopson in The Sun
May 11, 2013 at 09:21 AM
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Ages: 12 - 18
Sun's Magnetic Reversal - 2014
From YouTube, produced by Stanford University
The sun's polarity is getting closer to flipping. The star's northern hemisphere's polarity has already reversed, and the southern hemisphere should follow suit soon, scientists say. Every 11 years or so, the two hemispheres of the sun reverse their ... [more]
Found by JoeThomas in The Sun
November 12, 2013 at 05:55 PM
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Ages: 10 - 18
3D Sun - Watch the Full Feature Film Now
From Hulu, produced by Melrae
Scientists from NASA use 3-D images taken from spacecraft to tell the story of the sun. Run time 23 minutes.
Found by begamatt in The Sun
April 24, 2010 at 01:22 PM
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Ages: 3 - 12
A Song About the Sun
From YouTube, produced by TMBG
This short, catchy, well-produced song uses great animations to help describe the features of the sun, made of hydrogen and helium.  Song is meant for younger children but some vocabulary words are large for extremely young children. (2:41)
Found by begamatt in The Sun
March 27, 2010 at 01:00 PM
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Ages: 6 - 18
Space School: The Sun
From discovery.com, produced by The Science Channel
This five minute video gives details about the sun and statistics that could add to the study of the solar system. For example: The sun’s immense size results in a powerful gravitational force that holds 8 planets, more than 200 moons, and countless ... [more]
Found by freealan in The Sun
September 20, 2011 at 11:01 PM
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Ages: 14 - 18
What Will Happen to the Earth When the Sun Dies?
From YouTube, produced by Ask an Astronomer
Our Sun won't last forever. Dr. Carolyn Brinkworth explains the ramifications for our home planet in this "Ask an Astronomer" video.  Dr. Brinkworth explores a difficult topic to think about when she talks about what could happen to the earth without... [more]
Found by ronna_37 in The Sun
December 11, 2009 at 10:14 PM
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Ages: 6 - 10
What are Shadows?
From Vimeo, produced by Mrs. Forsythe
Mrs. Forsythe explains, in simple terms. the relationship between shadows and the sun.
Found by teresahopson in The Sun
April 8, 2010 at 09:23 PM
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Ages: 10 - 18
Characteristics of the Sun
From teachersdomain.org
Our Sun is an ordinary star — just one of billions of stars in our galaxy alone. However, as our own star, the Sun holds special status for us and is essential to our existence. The Sun's gravity holds the solar system together, and nuclear fusion wi... [more]
Found by begamatt in The Sun
September 5, 2010 at 10:05 PM
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Ages: 11 - 18
Solar Magnetism
From teachersdomain.org, produced by PBS
The Sun — Earth's main source of energy — appears to shine at a constant rate. However, the Sun's magnetic field is actually constantly changing, and this affects its energy output. These variations cause effects that extend throughout the solar syst... [more]
Found by begamatt in The Sun
November 3, 2010 at 09:02 PM
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