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The Great Magnet, the Earth DLESE Reviewed Collection
This Web site provides an illustrated, non-mathematical introduction to the magnetism of the Earth, the Sun, the planets and their environments, following a historical thread. It includes Spanish, French, and German translations, guidance to teachers (including a detailed outline for use in planning an Earth sciences class), glossary, timeline, answered questions by users and a more technical historical review, A Millennium of Geomagnetism also published in Reviews of Geophysics.
Intended for grade levels:
  • High (9-12)
  • College (13-14)
  • College (15-16)
Type of resource:
  • For the classroom:
    • Guide for instructor
  • Visual:
    • Illustration - scientific
  • Text:
    • Glossary
    • Ref. material
  • Geological Sciences:
    • Geophysics
  • History and philosophy of science
  • Physics
  • Space science
Technical requirements:
No specific technical requirements, just a browser required
Cost / Copyright:
Cost information is not known
Copyright and other restrictions information is unknown.
DLESE Catalog ID: NASA-ESERevSProd263
Related resources:
This resource is part of 'Physics and Astronomy Education Files (title provided or enhanced by cataloger)'
Resource contact / Creator / Publisher:
Contributor: David Stern