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Living with a Star

From Sunscreen to Space Weather. Activity . 1: The Mystery. Space Science Sequence 6–8 © 2008 The Regents of the University of California Permission granted to purchaser to photocopy for classroom use..

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Living with a Star






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Living with a Star

From Sunscreen to Space WeatherSlide2

Activity

1: The MysterySlide3

Space Science Sequence 6–8 © 2008 The Regents of the University of California Permission granted to purchaser to photocopy for classroom use.

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Radio Communications Lost (3:18 pm PDT):

-geologists

in mountains

-air

traffic

At 3:18pm radiation on the ISS

4:20pm contact regains

9:00pm long distance radio disrupted

Blackouts: NYC, BOS. SEA

Unusual clouds of color & light toward LA

TV

disrupted for 2 hours

Magnetic North shifted

Cell phones out in the west

Still no cell phones

NYC still under blackout

Magnetic North

returns

Blackout in NYC continues

Unseasonably cold weather in NYC - deaths

Cell

phones are back!!!!

Power

restored in NYCSlide4
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Activity

2: Energy From The SunSlide6

Space Science Sequence 6–8 © 2008 The Regents of the University of California Permission granted to purchaser to photocopy for classroom use.Slide7

Activity

3: Balloon/Rocket MissionSlide8
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Space Science Sequence 6–8 © 2008 The Regents of the University of California Permission granted to purchaser to photocopy for classroom use.Slide31

Activity

4: Ultraviolet ExperimentsSlide32

Type of UV

UV-A

UV-B

UV-C

Uses

Skin tanning, black lights, invisible stamps

Stimulates skin to produce Vitamin D

Sterilization, disinfection

Harmful Effects

May

contribute to skin cancer and aging of cells

Sunburn, skin cancer, eye damage, such as cataracts

Lethal to all living

things

Shielding

Most blocked by

stratosphere

Most blocked by stratosphere

All blocked

by stratosphere

Space Science Sequence 6–8 © 2008 The Regents of the University of California Permission granted to purchaser to photocopy for classroom use.