Lunar and Planetary Institute






The Sun and Solar Characteristics :
Content Resources for the Pre-Service Educator

Sun-Earth Connection Forum
Products and programs developed by scientists and education specialists with respect to the Sun and its effects on Earth.

Dynamic Sun cd
Multimedia educational presentation on the Sun and its effects on the Earth, containing three presentations (i.e., grades K-5, 6-8, 9-12), each with over 30 video clips and a teacher's guide for each presentation.

SOHO Explore
Information about our Sun from a NASA satellite studying the Sun

Cool Cosmos
A section on the Sun shows images of the Sun at a variety of wavelengths and provides background information on the Sun

LPI Educator Resources has a powerpoint on the Sun, along with background information, recommended books, audio-visual materials, activities, and more.

Live from the Auroras Educators Guide
Contains information about and activities on sunspots, the Sun's magnetic field, solar storms, and more.