Solar Week: Home

Celebrating Our Sun-Earth Connection: October 23-27, 2017
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Monday - The Sun As a Star
Tuesday - Solar Close-Ups
Wednesday- The Active Sun
Thursday - Eclipse!
Friday - Solar Careers, Internships and Opportunities


Registration buttonSolar Week, a week of online cool facts, games and activities about the Sun for ages 9-14, happens twice a year, approximately mid-to-late March and mid-to-late October. [Daily Facts, Games and Activities are available all year; "Ask a Question" has archived answers only -- until LIVE during Solar Week.]

UPDATES: The next Solar Week will be October 23-27, 2018, with the usual lessons about the Sun-Earth connection, and conversations with leading solar scientists. We also have some brand new videos, featuring past Solar Week scientists and others who study the Sun!

Are you a group leader, teacher or home schooler? Find activities by science standards, age range, materials etc. at NASA Wavelength.

Fill out our survey, we'd love your feedback on Solar Week! It helps us to make improvements. Pick Teacher/Group Leader questionnaire  or Student/Participants questionnaire.

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