Solar Rotation


Students access and use real data from NASA's Solar Dynamics Observatory to estimate the rotation period of our Sun. Students will use digital tools, make accurate observations and measurements, apply mathematical knowledge, and evaluate their results.

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60 mins

Age Suitability: 
14 to 16
16 to 18

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