Individual Activities

The Anatomy of a CME

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

Grades 6-9

Students will compare and interpret four graphs from a single coronal mass ejection.

They will analyze the speed, temperature, magnetic field strength, and the density of the CME cloud.

The conclusions for each of the graphs are included, as well as a guide to help combine the clues together.

Additional data is available at:
http://www.sec.noaa.gov/ace/

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