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Traditions of the Sun: the Sun-Earth Connection at Chaco Culture National Historic Park DLESE Reviewed Collection
This is a companion book to the Traditions of the Sun Web site. Students can use the book to learn about the Sun's dynamic nature, explore images from NASA's cutting-edge solar missions and understand more fully the human connection we all have to our Sun. The book also allows students to see how the Sun-Earth connection is made at Chaco Canyon, including the sunrise over Chaco Canyon's great kiva, celebrations of the changing seasons in the Southwest and the Great Houses whose placement required precise observations of the Sun and stars.
Intended for grade levels:
  • Intermediate (3-5)
  • Middle (6-8)
Type of resource:
  • Text:
    • Book
  • 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-ESERevSProd271
Resource contact / Creator / Publisher:
Contact: UC Berkeley/ SSL