|Grades||Quiz Games (with special printable formats for classroom use)|
|5th - 12th||Quiz on the Sun, #1||Our Sun in Numbers, Quiz #1||Solar Quiz, #1|
|Quiz on the Sun, #2||Our Sun in Numbers, Quiz #2||Solar Quiz, #2|
|Layers of the Sun||Life Cycle of Stars||Solar System, #1|
|Identify the Planets||Identify Solar System Objects||Solar System, #2|
|Label the Diagram of the Solar System |
Label the Diagram of Solar Eclipse
|Jigsaw Puzzles||Slide Puzzles|
|Vocabulary Games - Our Sun, Solar System, Astronomical Objects|
|Flow Chart Games - Life Cycle of a Star|
The Sun, A Real Star
Learn about the Sun and its influence on the Earth. Find out about the layers of the sun and how Earth's magnetosphere acts like a giant shield to protect us from space weather.
Inside our Sun - Take a deeper look
Explore our closest star - our Sun, and take a deeper look.
Discoveries About Our Sun
Learn about five major recent discoveries about our Sun.
Surface of the Sun As You've Never Seen It
An extraordinary video of eruptive events on the Sun recorded by NASA's Solar Dynamics Observatory. By highlighting different wavelengths of light, scientists can track how material on the Sun moves.
An animated depiction of the surface of the Sun.
Sun for Kids
A complete lesson on Sun. Though the Sun looks the same everyday, it is very dynamic and its turbulent surface produces some of the largest eruptions in the solar system.
Birth of the Solar System
The solar system was born around 4.6 billion year ago in a very large cloud of dust and gas. The video recreates the spectacular event.
3 Questions: The Sun
The video answers three burning questions about the Sun, the best known star in our solar system.
Science Fact: The Sun is not Yellow!
Actually, the Sun isn't yellow! Find out what color the Sun really is and the reason behind the apparent color of our Sun in this video.
Why is the Sky Blue and Sunsets Red?
Find out why the sky appears blue, and what the color of the sky has to do with finding life on distant planets.
Where does the Sun Get its Energy?
Find out where the Sun gets its energy from.
How much Energy Does the Sun Give Out?
The presentation demonstrates a scientific experiment to measure how much energy from the Sun falls on the Earth's surface.
What Will Happen to the Earth When the Sun Dies?
We know that the Sun won't last forever. The video explains the ramifications for our home planet.
Can We Survive our Sun's Death?
Our sun will die in a few billion years to become a red giant. Do humans stand a chance against the Sun's ultimate fate?
SDO Shines Light on the Sun
Grade: 3 - 12
Learn about the Solar Dynamic Observatory (SDO). SDO provides insights on the structure of the Sun's magnetic field, as well as how energy is transferred from the Sun into space.
Grade: 3 - 12
Go inside the eye of a solar storm, and learn how scientists predict them in order to protect astronauts and satellites in space.