Living with a Star: From Space Weather to Sun Screen,Grades 6-8

Living with a Star: From Space Weather to Sun Screen,Grades 6-8

by David Glaser, Carolyn Willard, Kevin Beals, Stephen Pompea
     
 

This GEMS unit—with accompanying CD-ROM—begins with a mystery. A series of alarming events takes place. Power outages, loss of cellular phone communication, strange glowing lights in the sky. The "culprit" is the Sun. Students learn how this is possible through mock scientific missions, learning of UV radiation and the protective powers of the atmosphere.

Overview

This GEMS unit—with accompanying CD-ROM—begins with a mystery. A series of alarming events takes place. Power outages, loss of cellular phone communication, strange glowing lights in the sky. The "culprit" is the Sun. Students learn how this is possible through mock scientific missions, learning of UV radiation and the protective powers of the atmosphere. Expertise provided by NASA's Sun-Earth Connection Education Forum. Living with a Star addresses numerous national standards in earth and physical science.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780924886737
Publisher:
University of California, Berkeley, Lawrence Hall of Science
Publication date:
12/02/2002
Series:
Great Explorations in Math and Science Series
Edition description:
BK&CD-ROM
Pages:
200
Product dimensions:
8.44(w) x 11.12(h) x 0.45(d)
Age Range:
11 - 13 Years

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