UM Astronomy Resources: Sun & Eclipses

What follows is a list of teaching resources for use in department classes. (They are not for sale!)

Topic Query
Title/Name Description Label ID Resource Type Location
solar motion demonstration Two boxes of 10 cardboard tools to demonstrate solar motion. Instructions included in one of the boxes   Demonstrations CSS 0252
Tapping the Sun's Power Series of 15 minute lessons on topic A26 Videos CSS 1112
The Aurora Explained An explanation of the processes behind the aurora. 1992 B08 Videos CSS 1112
The Great Eclipse 1991 A film about the 1991 eclipse and a group of people observing it. C18 Videos CSS 1112
Our Star the Sun - Journey through the Solar System Observations of the Sun from ground and from Skylab are covered with an emphasis on spectroscopy and non-optical wavelengths. Nearly every solar phenomenon is covered (ie. flares, prominences, sunspots, etc.) with lots of pretty pictures. C19 Videos CSS 1112
Newton's Apple: Meteors Solar Eclipses Shows what meteorites are made of and where they come from, explains what causes eclipses C25 Videos CSS 1112
Newton's Apple: Phases of the Moon The Sun Demonstration of each of the Moon's phases, shows what powers the sun C26 Videos CSS 1112