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

Our Star, the Sun


Grade Level:
4th - 5th grade
Length (minutes):
60
Teacher Guide:
Yes
Description of Show:

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.