Projects for Schools using real solar data

Sun|trek ( is an educational website about the Sun, our star, and its effect on the Earth’s environment. It has been produced by a team of solar research scientists and teachers. The resource is closely linked to the UK school curriculum and is full of information from the latest satellite imagery, adventures, games and experiment plans. Each project is intended for KS4 students (Ages 14-16), links to real solar space data and provides a content for ‘working scientifically’ including data handling. 

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Using real solar data

Sun Trek

A wide range of activities using real solar data to explore working scientifically

Subject: Physics
Curriculum link (working scientifically): Data
Resource type: Student sheets and teacher guidance
Recommended use: Student activities
Ages: 14 to 16

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