Does the Sun Rotate?
Name of school
ESCOLA SECUNDÁRIA DE MIRAFLORES
Types of learning resources (Inquiry-Based Teaching, Project Based Learning, exercise, experiment, simulation)
1 – The students observe the Sun’s photosphere through the telescope.
2 – They register the existence of sunspots.
3 – However, how can they observe the sunspots throughout a week without a telescope? They can do some web research …
They can use Nasa’s website SOHO http://soho.nascom.nasa.gov to search for pictures along the week which will substitute the observations
4 – They use the software Salsa J http://www.euhou.net/index.php/salsaj-software-mainmenu 9/download-mainmenu-10 to gather the pictures and make a shortvideo that will show the Sun’s rotation