Individual Activities

A Simple AM Radio Ionosphere Monitor

By: Ms. Susan Higley (Cherry Hill Middle School)

Grades 6-9

Students will construct an Ionosphere Monitor by using an AM radio to track solar storms and other changes in the ionosphere reflectivity.

Students will learn that a simple everyday device can let them listen to invisible changes in their environment caused by solar activity.

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