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NASA CONNECT Data Analysis and Measurement: Having a Solar Blast!

NASA CONNECT Data Analysis and Measurement: Having a Solar Blast!

This is an activity about the solar cycle. Learners will use X-ray data from the Geostationary Operational Environmental Satellite (GOES) and record the total number of solar flares in their birth month over the course of eleven years and compute the percentage of high-energy X-ray flares which occur for each year. Learners will graph their findings to help them identify the long term pattern of flare activity on the Sun....

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