Mapping Voyager 1's Incredible 36-Year Trek Through Space [Infographic]
STEM Infographic: Voyager 1 spacecraft's biggest moments are shown in this chart covering the last 36 years... Voyager 1 is almost 12 billion miles away now! and moving at 36,000 miles per hour!...Voyager 1 will be the first ever object we've sent outside our solar system.
An incredibly stunning solar flare erupted from the sun's surface throwing charged particles and searing plasma millions of miles out into space. The blast was was not directed at the earth and it is unlikely to hit any of the planets in our solar system.
The Sun as you've never seen it: Nasa reveals stunning footage from new satellite
Ring of fire: Known as a 'prominence eruption', this is a loop of gas heated to an extremely high temperature. Twisted magnetic fields on the Sun's surface cause the gas to be shaped like this. This image was captured by the satellite on March 30
The world's first Active House stands at the crest of an estate. Its south-facing roof is covered in solar panels and solar cells, which between them harness more than enough power to keep the occupants warm and the appliances running. In around 30 years' time, if designers have got their sums right, the excess electricity flowing from the house into Denmark's grid will have cancelled out the energy costs of building it, leaving a non-existent footprint on the earth's resources.
Here are some fun songs to sing with your students when studying space. FREEBIE download If you enjoy songs and learning. I have created a full week’s worth of curriculum that focuses on our solar system. You can find this space poem by clicking HERE. We love learning about space and our solar system. Here...Read More »