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Title: Are Sunspots Really on the Sun?
Url: http://solar-center.stanford.edu/activities/galileo-sunspots.html
Publisher: Stanford Solar Center
Description: Students measure sunspot speeds and shapes across the solar disk to determine whether the spots are on the Sun or are planets revolving around it (Galileo's dilemma). Includes links to hands-on demonstration of concepts.
LC Classification: Science -- Astronomy -- Biography -- Individual, A-Z -- Galileo
Science -- Astronomy -- Descriptive astronomy -- Solar system -- Study and teaching. Research
Science -- Astronomy -- Descriptive astronomy -- Solar system -- Sun -- Solar activity -- Sunspots
Science -- Physics -- Geomagnetism -- Magnetic observations -- Geomagnetism and related aspects -- Sunspot periods
GEM Subject: Science -- Engineering
Science -- Astronomy
Key Concept: Astronomy -- Sun
Astronomy -- Solar system
Date Issued: 2008
Resource Type: Charts and Diagrams
Instructional Materials
Lesson Plans
Reading Materials
Science Materials
Format: html
Audience: Elementary School Teachers
Middle School Teachers
Secondary Education
Language: English
Rights: Stanford SOLAR Center
Access Rights: Free access
Subject: Electrical Engineering
Electrical Engineering -- Communications
Electrical Engineering -- Computer Engineering
Electrical Engineering -- Controls and Systems
Electrical Engineering -- Devices, Materials and Fabrication
Electrical Engineering -- Electromagnetics
Electrical Engineering -- Electronics
Electrical Engineering -- Instrumentation
Professional Development
Date Of Record Release: 2013-06-11 13:20:19 (W3C-DTF)
Date Last Modified: 1969-12-31 18:00:00 (W3C-DTF)
Source Type: ATE Center
Source: NetWorks
Full Record Views: 7
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