SDO Project Suite
Developed out of the Solar Dynamics Observatory - Extreme Ultraviolet Experiment (SDO-EVE) project, the SDO Project Suite integrates both new and adapted lessons and activities for a real-world exploration of the sun, solar activity and space weather and its impacts on life and society on earth.
This NGSS-aligned curriculum has passed NASA Product Review and is comprised of four modules that can be completed as a coherent unit or as individual activities.
Each module is student-directed and has specific learning objectives that focus on sun-earth interactions. Students master a range of scientific concepts while developing 21st century skills in digital and media literacy, critical thinking, problem solving, and collaboration.
1 Features of the Sun: Provides an understanding of the structure of the sun
2 Electromagnetic Spectrum & Magnetism: Investigates how and why the sun is studied via the electromagnetic spectrum and magnetism
3 Sun-Earth Interactions: Explores the causes of solar activity and the effects that space weather has on earth
4 Solar Exhibit: Summative assessment engages students to collaborate on designing, creating, and curating a 3-D solar exhibit
Watch the NASA SDO Mission video.