Explain what the sun is and how it differs from other stars we see in the sky.
Discuss how we are able to feel the sun’s heat and see its brightness?
Describe sunspots and how they impact the overall energy of the Sun.
Discuss the difference between solar flares and CME’s.
What happened in 2012 and how does it illustrate the importance of understanding the sun and how it works?
WHERE ARE WE? SOLAR ECLIPSE/GENIUS BY STEPHEN HAWKING
Describe the sizes of the sun, moon and Earth models given to the participants. Before embarking on the actual activity, what did the participants learn as a result of the size of the models?
What were the participants tasked with figuring out and what did they realize they needed to simulate in order to determine their answer?
Describe a solar eclipse.
Discuss what the experiment put into perspective for the participants.