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View Resource Solar Max 2000

This new exhibit from the Exploratorium (last discussed in the August 6, 1999 Scout Report) is a content-rich examination of the upcoming "solar maximum." The year 2000, it is believed, will see the highest degree of sunspot activity for the current solar cycle. The result may be geomagnetic storms that disrupt power grids, radio broadcasts, and satellites, as well as unusually vibrant displays of...

http://www.exploratorium.edu/solarmax/index.html
View Resource National Solar Radiation Data Base

The Renewable Resource Data Center (RReDC) is managed by the Department of Energy and "provides information on several types of renewable energy resources in the United States, in the form of publications, data, and maps." The National Solar Radiation Data Base (NSRDB) contains data from 1961-1990 on solar radiation and supplementary meteorological data from 237 sites in the US, as well as Guam...

http://rredc.nrel.gov/solar/old_data/nsrdb/
View Resource SODA: Solar Radiation Database

The Solar Database, or SoDa, is described as an integration and exploitation of networked Solar radiation Databases for environment monitoring and as a project that aims to integrate European-wide solar radiation resources (i.e. databases, processing chains and educational resources) into one, thematically organized, Web site. The search tool allows users to search for data from a variety of...

http://www.soda-pro.com/
View Resource ARM Education Center: Lesson Plans

The Atmospheric Radiation Measurement (ARM) Program is described as an important part of the US Department of Energy's strategy to understand global climate change. The ARM Education and Outreach Program offers the Lesson Plans Web site that strives to create basic science lessons related to weather and climate for K-12. Educators will find lessons on outgassing, air density and temperature, air...

https://www.arm.gov/education/teacher-tools/lessons