DIY Sun Science
By The Lawrence Hall of Science
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DIY Sun Science, funded by NASA, allows families and educators to investigate and learn about the Sun at home, at school, or anywhere you go! Developed by UC Berkeley’s The Lawrence Hall of Science.
Includes over a dozen, easy to use, hands-on activities to learn about the Sun. Each activity includes step-by-step instructions that have been tested by educators, kids, and families. The activity materials are widely available and inexpensive—you probably have many of them in your home.
Want to see the Sun right now in different wavelengths? View live images of the Sun from NASA’s SDO satellite in the Sun Observatory.
IMAGES AND VIDEOS
View collections of images and videos of the Sun from various observatories on Earth and in space! Learn about the various features of the Sun, how scientists are studying the Sun, and view videos of the Sun from the past 48 hours.
Praise & Reviews:
--Featured by Apple in "Best New Apps" and "Education"
--Common Sense Media: “DIY Sun Science is a great way to spark interest in astronomy and inspire learning. The activities are fun and engaging, and they tie in nicely with important astronomy concepts.”
--Gizmodo: “A must for budding astronomy enthusiasts.”
What's New in Version 1.3
-minor bug fixes
-new app icon
The Sun App
Very good, explains how the sun's appearance varies,with time. A fascinating educational App. feekie
- Category: Education
- Updated: 28 January 2015
- Version: 1.3
- Size: 119 MB
- Language: English
- Developer: University of California, Berkeley's Lawrence Hall of Science
- © 2014 The Regents of the University of California
Compatibility: Requires iOS 6.0 or later. Compatible with iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch.