Monday: The Sun As a Star

Remember, during Solar Week your class or group can submit a couple of your best questions to the scientists and they will answer on the bulletin board. Click on "Ask a Question" in the left-hand menu.

Educator/Group Leader Information: The Sun as a Star

Activities associated with this theme are designed to introduce the Sun to participants before going on to more specific topics on subsequent days. The "Sun as a Star" area contains a basic description of the Sun, while the "Stellar Fingerprinting" area describes how we classify stars in general, and the "Solar Facts" page gives vital statistics of the Sun—information that will be useful when playing the game. All these activities concentrate on some particular property of the Sun which might be new to you and your participants; each activity has its own set of leader notes.

To continue, please use the links:
Learn About The Sun as a Star, Play the Game, Do the Activity, Scavenger HuntThe Effect on Earth.
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