Virtual Junior Curators: Sun
March 2021's theme was the Sun!
Discover Earth's closest star!
Investigate how light and energy from the Sun affect life on Earth, how scientists explore the Sun, and more.
At Home Activities:
The links are all PDF documents.
Explore Albedo: Create an albedo collage and see which surfaces absorb or reflect heat.
Create a UV Bracelet: Make your own ultraviolet light detecting bracelet.
Left to Right: Solar Viewer, Solar Probe, and UV Bracelet Examples (courtesy of NISEnet).
Watch a how-to video: Build a Model Solar Probe
Watch a how-to video: Make a Solar Viewer
For activities designed for kids ages 5 and under, go to our Virtual Early Explorers page.
For activities designed for the whole family, go to our Virtual Family Days page.
For more Sun activities, go to the Space Science Activities page.
This project was funded under NASA cooperative agreement NNX16AL65A. Any opinions, findings, and conclusions or recommendations expressed in this material are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily reflect the views of the National Aeronautics and Space Administration.