Solar System An excellent web site to discover fun facts about the mass,
diameter, and temperatures of the sun.
2. Earth, Sun,
and Moon The students score points as they avoid asteroids and travel
to the sun. They will view animation and graphics that will easily explain
the difference between sunspots, sun flares, and the corona. They will
also learn about nuclear fusion and the number of years that are left
in the sun's life cycle. Later, by traveling to the earth, they will determine
why seasons occur.
3. How far
away is the sun? The students view other students' questions about the
sun, including how many km the sun is away from the earth. Permit the
students to ask Yahooligans Earl a sun question of their own.
4. Brain Pop
Sun Watch a movie about our sun. The students will gain insight into a
host of characteristics that make our sun a unique star.
5. Stars The
students will visit this website to determine what stars are made of and
what makes them die.