Earth's Energy Source: Links for Students

The Virtual Sun

Take a virtual tour of the sun and learn about its physical features. You will see images and animations of solar flares, sun spots, magnetic fields, and solar eclipses, as well as learn about the science behind the sun and its influence on the solar system.
http://www.michielb.nl/sun/kaft.htm
Features: Graphics/Multimedia, Data Sources, Inquiry Materials 


A Multimedia Tour of the Solar System

Looking for a great place to start in your investigation of Earth's energy source, the Sun? This site is loaded with content, links, and more.
http://seds.lpl.arizona.edu/nineplanets/nineplanets/sol.html
Features: Graphics/Multimedia


Sun's Heat Powers Weather

How does the sun power our weather? This simple animation and description provide the answer to this critical concept in meteorology.
http://www.usatoday.com/weather/tg/wglobale/wglobale.htm
Features: Graphics/Multimedia


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