Merrillville Community Planetarium
Bringing the Universe to the Merrillville Schools and Northwest Indiana

Our Star, the Sun

Grade Level:
4th - 5th grade
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This program describes the physical properties of the sun: layers, composition, surface features, and rotation. It discusses how the sun affects the Earth, including the seasons and the auroras. Included in the program are two northern constellations and the North Star. Teacher Guide for Our Star, the Sun (.pdf Adobe Acrobat Format)