The Sun Is A Magnet!

Attract learners to science by studying largest magnet in the galaxy. The video explains why the sun is technically a magnet and how the magnetic fields causes solar storms. It also covers the effects of solar storms on the earth such as power outages and the aurora borealis. 

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Instructional Ideas
  • Introduce the video by asking how often students think the sun throws giant balls of plasma at Earth
  • Use the articles and videos from the notes section to go more in depth about the sun
Classroom Considerations
  • Anticipate inappropriate language, bad science, and science skeptics in the comment section
  • The 12th video in a series of 22
  • This resource is only available on an unencrypted HTTP website. It should be fine for general use, but don’t use it to share any personally identifiable information
Pros
  • Works well in both traditional or flipped classrooms
  • Provides high-quality graphics
Cons
  • None