Exploring Magnetism in the Solar Wind introduction session 4 background material glossary resources


Online Vendors with Classroom Supplies

Arbor Scientific http://www.arborsci.com

Edmund Scientifics http://www.scientificsonline.com

Educational Innovations http://www.teachersource.com

Ward’s Natural Scientific http://wardsci.com

Science Kit & Boreal Laboratories http://www.sciencekit.com

1 on 1 School Supplies http://www.1on1schoolsupplies.com/index.html

Home Training Tools http://www.hometrainingtools.com/index.php

The PhysLink eStore http://www.physlink.com/estore

Cow Magnets can be purchased cheapest from pet/farm supply stores:


Slaughter houses may also give away recovered magnets.

Related Curriculum Materials

Electric Circuits Teacher’s Guide, National Science Resources Center, Carolina Biological Supply Company, Burlington, NC, 2002.

Magnets and Motors, National Science Resources Center, Carolina Biological Supply Company, Burlington, NC, 2002.

Electric Circuits: Inventive Physical Science Activities, Great Explorations in Math and Science (GEMS), Lawrence Hall of Science, University of California at Berkeley, CA, 2004, grades 3-6.

Stop Faking It! Electricity & Magnetism, William Robertson, Science Teachers Association, Arlington, VA, 2004


The education and public outreach website for the RHESSI mission.

Energy Kid’s Page from U.S. Department Of Energy

NASA’s web page with links to information on NASA missions and educational materials

Overview of space physics with good links to other educational web sites

A guide to Earth’s Magnetosphere.

K-12 lesson to make a magnetometer

Exploring Magnetism Lesson Series Guides

- Guides available now -
Available from the Center for Science Education, Space Sciences Laboratory, University of California, Berkeley, CA
and at http://cse.ssl.berkeley.edu/ExploringMagnetism

Exploring Magnetism

Exploring Magnetism in the Solar Wind

Exploring Magnetism in Solar Flares

- In development as of Fall 2005 -

Exploring Magnetism on Earth

Exploring Magnetism in the Aurorae


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