Activity 3

TitleActivity Prerequisitesiste.nets.sDurationSummarySuggested Cross-Curricular Links
A Visual Representation None

1a

1c

2b

2d

3a

3b

3d

4a

5a

5b

6a 

3 hours

10 min+

Teams plan and create a visual representation (labcast) of their specific area of the process through model building, lab work, animation formation and using analogies to help public understanding of their research areas.  Teams upload their labcast to their team and class wiki and tweet labcasts to Solar Storm Surfer.

Note:  If Twitter isn’t available at your school, this component isn’t essential.

Science (running labs)

ICT (online research, creating an animation, using a wiki, and tweeting)

Engineering (Building models)

Art (Building models)

Design Technology (Building models)

Download the PDF


Student Planning Sheets

Download the Lab Demstration Template PDF


Download the Lab Investigation Template PDF


Download the Model Building Template PDF


Just-in-Time Student Guides

Download the Aurora PDF


Download the Solar Cycles PDF


Download the Sun PDF


Download the Earth PDF