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From the Sun to the Earth - Polar, Wind, and Geotail
Visitors can read about efforts underway to study the interactions between the Sun and Earth, particularly those involving plasma and energetic particles from the Sun impacting upon the Earth's ionosphere and magnetosphere. The missions of three satellites (Polar, Wind, and Geotail) are described. Links to news articles and related meetings and workshops are also included.
Intended for grade levels:
  • Middle (6-8)
  • High (9-12)
Type of resource:
  • Text:
    • Ref. material
Subject:
  • Geological Sciences:
    • Geophysics
  • Space science
Technical requirements:
No specific technical requirements, just a browser required
Cost / Copyright:
No cost
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DLESE Catalog ID: NASA-Edmall-1082
Resource contact / Creator / Publisher:
Contributor: National Aeronautics and Space Administration
http://www.nasa.gov/