Learn about the discovery of the high temperature of the Sun’s corona and how nanoflares may be the explanation in this video from NOVA: Eclipse Over America. Use this resource to stimulate thinking and questions about the Sun’s structure and processes and to provide opportunities for students to communicate explanations with others.
Support materials include: Background Reading, Teaching Tips, and Discussion Questions. This resource was developed through WGBH’s Bringing the Universe to America’s Classrooms project, in collaboration with NASA.
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