Individual Activities

Aurora: The human dimension

By: Dr. Sten Odenwald (Astronomer)

Ms. Susan Higley (Cherry Hill Middle School)

Grades 6-9

Aurora are the beautiful curtains of colored light that are commonly seen in the Arctic and Antarctic regions of Earth, and which have a long history of sightings by humans for over 3000 years. In this activity, we will read about the scientific explanation for Aurora and also read student essays that describe how aurora make you feel when you see them from the ground!

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