Workshop curriculum

  • 2

    Part 2 - Magnetism

  • 3

    Part 3 - The Earth and the Sun

    • The Solar System

    • Earth's Magnetosphere

    • The Sun

    • The Corona

    • The Solar Wind

    • The Interplanetary Magnetic Field

    • The Earth and the Sun Quiz

    • The Earth and the Sun Round Up

  • 4

    Part 4 - Disturbances of the Magnetosphere

    • The Solar Wind Revisited

    • Interaction of the IMF with the Magnetosphere

    • Interaction of the Solar Wind Particles with the Atmosphere

    • How Auroras are Created

    • Altitude of the Aurora

    • Colours of the Aurora

    • Types of Auroras

    • Disturbances of the Magnetosphere Quiz

    • Disturbances of the Magnetosphere Round Up

  • 5

    Part 5 - Space Weather

    • What is Space Weather?

    • Disturbances of the Magnetosphere

    • Solar Wind Data

    • Geomagnetic Storms and Solar Cycles

    • The K and Kp Indices

    • Kp Territories

    • Magnetic Latitude

    • Space Weather Quiz

    • Space Weather Round Up

  • 6

    Part 6 - Auroral Forecast

    • Forecasting the Aurora

    • Live Solar Data

    • Live Solar Data - Part 2

    • Kp Revisited

    • Live Solar Wind Data

    • Auroral Models

    • The OVATION Model

    • Auroral Forecast Quiz

    • Aurora Forecast Round Up

  • 7

    Part 7 - Experiencing the Aurora

    • Preparing to Experience the Aurora

    • Hunting the Aurora

    • Photographing the Aurora

    • Listening to the Aurora

    • Artistic Aurora

    • Myths and Legends

    • Experiencing the Aurora Quiz

    • Experiencing the Aurora Round Up

  • 8

    Part 8 - Final Test

    • About the Final Test

    • Final Test

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