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  • Elementary School - Grades 4-6
    P=Project   E=Experiment
    Finding Your Location Using Gravity, the Earth's Magnetic Field, and a Sundial [E]
    Construct a sundial and research the techniques different cultures use to study time. [E]
    The relationship between the distance of an object and the viewing perspective (parallax) [E]
    The accuracy of time in your area vs. how it is measured [E]
    Follow sunspots travelling across the face of the Sun. [E]
    Trace the path of the midday Sun across the sky over the course of the year and create an analemma. [E]
    Are solar flares harmful to your health? [P]
    Investigate the solar system [P] [P]
    Do the Planets Revolve Around the Earth or the Sun? [E]
    Build your own sundial (northern hemisphere, southern hemisphere, combined). [E] [E] [E]
    Why is The Sun Hot [E] [P]
    Investigate constellations and our solar system. [E] [E] [P]
    The sun, stars, black holes and supernovas [E] [E] [E] [P]
    The Sun: K-12 Experiments & Background
    Moon Science Fair Projects
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    Middle School - Grades 7-9
    P=Project   E=Experiment
    Which ancient location instrument is the most accurate: gnomon, astrolabe or Ptolemy's box? [E]
    Measure the coma (dust cloud) around Comet Holmes and find out if the dust cloud is expanding, and if so, is the rate of expansion accelerating or decelerating? [E]
    Calculate the Size of the Sun and Moon [E] [E]
    Can sunspots be used to track and measure the sun's rotation rate and how accurately can they do so? [E]
    Why is The Sky Blue [E] [P]
    Show How Columbus Determined His Latitude [E]
    Do the Planets Revolve Around the Earth or the Sun? [E]
    Build a soda bottle magnetometer to monitor changes in the Earth's magnetic field for signs of magnetic storms [E]
    Measure the diameter of the sun [E]
    View sunspots through a telescope or 'pinhole' camera [E] [E]
    Use the Solar & Heliospheric Observatory satellite (SOHO) to determine the rotation of the sun. [E]
    The Sun: K-12 Experiments & Background
    Moon Science Fair Projects
    Mars Science Fair Projects
    High School - Grades 10-12
    P=Project   E=Experiment
    Use data analysis to investigate NASA asteroid data and explain findings using your background research on the solar system. [E]
    Investigate the issue of Pluto redefinition as a dwarf planet by the International Astronomical Union (IAU) [E]
    Use image data from the Solar & Heliospheric Observatory Satellite (SOHO) to measure the motion of a coronal mass ejection. [E]
    Do sunspot cycles consistently have a faster rise time and a slower decay time? [E]
    Determine, using historical data, whether there is a correlation between coronal mass ejection activity and the solar sunspot cycle. [E]
    Determining which Solar System object(s) would be most viable during various stages of stellar evolution [E]
    The Sun: K-12 Experiments & Background
    Moon Science Fair Projects
    Mars Science Fair Projects
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