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written by David Stern
Available Languages: English, French, Spanish
This website provides instructions and an image which can be downloaded, printed on a regular page, copied by a xerox machine (preferably, onto stiff paper), cut and folded to produce a model of the Earth's magnetosphere. A supplement to "Exploration of the Earth's Magnetosphere" whose index page is linked at the beginning and the end of the above page. Versions of the model with Spanish or French captions are also available.
Subjects Levels Resource Types
Astronomy
- Solar System
= Earth
Electricity & Magnetism
- Electric Fields and Potential
Other Sciences
- Geoscience
- High School
- Instructional Material
= Activity
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- Physical Science
- Physics First
- Conceptual Physics
- Algebra-based Physics
- Activity
- Laboratory
- New teachers
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Metadata instance created June 6, 2004 by David Stern
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Topic: Astronomy
Unit Title: Astronomy Activities

Hands-on activity that shows the scope and shape of the magnetosphere

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Stern, D. (n.d.). Folding Paper Model of the Magnetosphere. Retrieved April 18, 2014, from http://www.phy6.org/Education/wfold.html
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