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This activity from the Exploratorium provides a presentation of the role of the sun in ancient cultures and an extensive description of the modern view of the sun.  The activity features many striking images and a hands-on, scientific experience as well as explanatory Quick Time movies.  Visitors are able to perform an investigation with real solar data by comparing the appearance of sunspots in visible light and in x-rays.
Subjects Levels Resource Types
Astronomy
- The Sun
- High School
- Middle School
- Lower Undergraduate
- Informal Education
- Instructional Material
= Activity
- Reference Material
- Audio/Visual
= Movie/Animation
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- Learners
- Educators
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© 1998 Exploratorium
Keywords:
culture, history, research, solar image
Record Creator:
Metadata instance created July 18, 2006 by Ann Deml
Record Updated:
March 5, 2010 by Lyle Barbato
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when Cataloged:
August 25, 2006
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(Exploratorium, San Francisco, 1998), WWW Document, (http://www.exploratorium.edu/sunspots/activity.html).
AJP/PRST-PER
Sunspots: Activity, (Exploratorium, San Francisco, 1998), <http://www.exploratorium.edu/sunspots/activity.html>.
APA Format
Sunspots: Activity. (2006, August 25). Retrieved December 13, 2017, from Exploratorium: http://www.exploratorium.edu/sunspots/activity.html
Chicago Format
Exploratorium. Sunspots: Activity. San Francisco: Exploratorium, August 25, 2006. http://www.exploratorium.edu/sunspots/activity.html (accessed 13 December 2017).
MLA Format
Sunspots: Activity. San Francisco: Exploratorium, 1998. 25 Aug. 2006. 13 Dec. 2017 <http://www.exploratorium.edu/sunspots/activity.html>.
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@misc{ Title = {Sunspots: Activity}, Publisher = {Exploratorium}, Volume = {2017}, Number = {13 December 2017}, Month = {August 25, 2006}, Year = {1998} }
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