Sun-Earth Day Kit 2006

"Eclipse In A Different Light"

Eclipse in a Different Light - Sun-Earth Day 2006 Folder (SECEF)

This year's folder features images of the Sun as well as natural and artificial eclipses. Inside the folder educators will find learning concepts of the stars and the universe for various grade levels.


Eclipse in a Different Light Theme Poster (SOHO and SECEF)

This colorful 22 x 22 inch "theme" poster for Sun-Earth Day 2006 is sub-titled on the back as All about Eclipses. Images and text on the back explain how eclipses occur, what it is like to experience an eclipses, how to observe them, and more.


Build a Spectroscope (Stanford Solar Center)

Build your own spectroscope to see what colors are present using parts cut from a folded poster and a diffraction grating. Assembly instructions and a suggested activity are also included.

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Extra-Credit Problems in Space Science (IMAGE/POETRY)

This collection of activities provides insights into the Sun-Earth system, specifically about space weather. They are intended as extra-credit problems in science and math for students in Grades 7-9.


Space Weather CD-ROM (Rice University and IMAGE/POETRY)

This CD contains activities from the IMAGE/POETRY website. It also contains the standalone "Space Weather" educational module that is on display at many museums around the country.

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Solar-B Fact Sheet (Chabot Space & Science Center and Lockheed Martin)

This fact sheet announces the launch of the Solar-B spacecraft, which carries a telescope in space to study various changes on the Sun.


STEREO/IMPACT Education and Public Outreach Litho

This fact sheet describes the STEREO mission and what the IMPACT education and public outreach program can provide. On the back is an activity. "Mapping Magnetic Fields" for Grades 4-8.

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Ulysses Bookmark

This bookmark describes solar wind and sunspot changes on the front. In the back are some statistics of the Sun and the Ulysses spacecraft orbit around the Sun.


Voyager Bookmark

This bookmark describes solar wind and sunspot changes on the front. In the back are some statistics of the Sun and the Ulysses spacecraft orbit around the Sun.