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Young Voices for the Planet DVD in our online store includes 8 films where students speak out and take action on climate change.

Sun's Web

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Here Comes the Sun! A self-guided tutorial about the Sun.

Live from the Sun A great web site that takes you to the Sun and back!

SOHO The SOHO Mission Home Page

Solar Flare TheoryA NASA/Goddard Space Flight Center site devoted to solar flares

Stanford SOLAR Center This site is tons of fun! Includes an online solar telescope, the Sun song and a question and answer section.

The Sun: Man's Friend or Foe Learn the good and bad about the Sun.

Sun-Earth On-line Resources Content, classroom activities, games, real-time data and more...

The Virtual Sun Take a virtual tour of the Sun. Don't forget your sunglasses!

YOKHOH The YOKHOH mission home page.

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