ERIC Number: ED433258
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1999
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Space Science in Action: Sun [Videotape].
This videotape recording shows students what the sun is all about--how big it is, what it is made of, how old it is, and how long it is believed it will continue to burn. Students examine the individual layers of the sun and learn about solar activities, including sunspots, solar flares, and prominences. A hands-on activity guides students in making a pinhole viewer to measure the distance to the sun. Contents include a teacher's guide designed to help science teachers in grades 5-8 by providing a brief synopsis of the program, pre-viewing and follow-up questions, activities, vocabulary, and additional resources. (CCM)
Descriptors: Astronomy, Earth Science, Elementary Secondary Education, Science Activities, Solar System, Space Exploration, Space Sciences, Stars, Teaching Guides, Videotape Recordings
Schlessinger Media, Div. of Library Video Company, P.O. Box 580, Wynnewood, PA 19096; Tel: 800-843-3620 (Toll Free); Web site: http://www.libraryvideo.com (23-minute VHS videotape and accompanying teacher's guide, $39.95; 9-volume set, $324.55).
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher; Non-Print Media
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Practitioners; Teachers
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