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Learning Technologies Channel and the Stanford SOLAR Center present...

"All About the Sun"

To learn more about the Stanford SOLAR Center visit their website

Mr. Sunspot's Answer Book

Your Host, Paul Mortfield

A Very Special Thank You to Teacher Sarah Falk and Sandpiper Elementary School for making this year's series of programming a tremendous success!
October
Grade
Level
Archived
Event
Topic
Curriculum
Grades 2-4 Video Archive
"As the Sun Burns". The ultra-violet rays of the sun. UV Beads Experiment
Grades 5-8 Video Archive
"As the Sun Burns". The ultra-violet rays of the sun. Experiments with UV beads, sunglasses and sunscreen.
Grades 9-12 Video Archive
"As the Sun Burns". The ultra-violet rays of the sun. UV Beads Experiment. Write a report on Global Warming, ozone. UV effects on plants and animals (biology).
Guest Scientists: Opthamologist: Tom Berard Solar Scientist: Aimee Norton Dermatologist: Recia Blumenkranz
November
Grade
Level
Archived
Event
Topic
Curriculum
Grades all Video Archive
UV Experiment Follow-up Students from 3 schools share their results on the October UV Experiments
Guest Scientist: Todd Hoeksema
January
Grade
Level
Archived
Event
Topic
Curriculum
Grades all Video Archive
Kirsten Vanstone (Morrison Planetarium) and Paul Mortfield (Stanford SOLAR Center) discuss the upcoming Total Lunar Eclipse on Jan 20, 2000!
To learn more about the webcast.
February
Grade
Level
Archived
Event
Topic
Curriculum
Grades 2-4 Video Archive
Effects of the Sun on Our Planet Earth Attempt to grow plants in sunlight / darkness / room light
Grades 5-8 Video Archive
Effects of the Sun on Our Planet Earth Features of the Sun
Grades 9-12 Video Archive
Effects of the Sun on Our Planet Earth Magnetosphere? Auroras and Charged Particles.
Guest Scientist: Dr. Neal Hurlburt
March
Grade
Level
Archived
Event
Topic
Grades 9-12 Video Archive
Dr. Todd Hoeksema and Paul Mortfield
experiment with the sound generated by temperature changes in half empty bottles of water.
April
Grade
Level
Archived
Event
Topic
Curriculum
Grades 5-8
Live from the Classroom
Video Archive
The Sun is a Star; Solar Spectrometry Build a Spectroscope / Spectrum Activity /the Revolving Bell
Grades 2-4 Video Archive
Our Sun is a Star Sun and Stars
Grades 9-12 Video Archive
The Sun is a Star; Solar Spectrometry Build a Spectroscope / Calculate Doppler shifts
Guest Scientist: Dr. John Beck


 
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