Individual Activities

Sunspot Activity on Other Stars

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

Grades 6-9

Students will use graphical data of activity cycles of 5 stars including the Sun, and calculate the period of the activity cycle.

Students will compare the solar activity 'sunspot cycle' to those of other, similar stars.

Additional data on activity cycles of other stars is available at:
http://www.mtwilson.edu/Science/HK_Project/

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