Solar Week is a week of online lessons, games and hands-on activities about the Sun for grades 5-9, or ages 9-14. Solar Week happens twice each year, around mid-to-late March, and mid-to-late October. During Solar Week, your group or class can post a question for solar scientists to answer!
Celebrating Our Sun-Earth Connection
Monday – The Sun As a Star
Tuesday – Solar Close-Ups
Wednesday – The Active Sun
Thursday – The Sky Above: Earth’s Upper Atmosphere
Friday – Solar Careers, Internships and Opportunities
To post a question – go to the MESSAGE BOARD and then click on the area in which you are interested, for example, “Facts About the Sun” or “Being or Becoming a Scientist.” Click the “Write a New Post” button. Your identity will remain anonymous unless you choose to give your name or affiliation.
The Project Scientist for Parker Solar Probe, Dr. Nicky Fox, visited Solar Week in a live webinar to talk about this first mission to the Sun’s outer corona!
More information is available at the Solar Week Home Page: http://multiverse.ssl.berkeley.edu/Solar-Week