Make Your Own Sun-Earth
Thanks to the Internet, it is easy for you to keep up with the
latest observations and breakthroughs in the study of Sun and
Earth. In fact, anyone who can access the World Wide Web can study
the Sun, EarthÝs magnetosphere, and interplanetary space, because
that is where ISTP scientists receive and share their data.
shoulder and watch it happen.
Mission to Geospace
To learn more about how and why physicists study the space around Earth, go to http://www-istp.gsfc.nasa.gov. The site includes easy to read articles and primers; a place to question and read about real scientists; activities, images and movies; and an extensive library of news items and articles about the latest and greatest discoveries from our neighborhood in space.
To learn more about the Sun as seen through the keen eyes of the Solar and Heliospheric Observatory, go to http://seal.nascom.nasa.gov/explore/. The site includes exercises, glossaries, activities, and lessons in solar science, as well as information about a poster called "New Views of the Sun" and a place to get all your Sun questions answered.
Live Storms from the Sun
Every time the Sun spits a CME in EarthÝs direction, scientists track it online at http://www-istp.gsfc.nasa.gov/istp/events/.
International Solar Terrestrial Physics Program
To see the same raw, unedited data and images that ISTP scientists view, visit http://www-istp.gsfc.nasa.gov/istp/. These pages can be quite technical, but they are the real deal.
The YPOP site includes a range of activities for youngsters, parents, teachers and anyone interested in learning more about the Sun. You can make your own movies, see the latest solar images, take a tour of the Sun and much much more at http://www.lmsal.com/YPOP
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