Showing posts with label Northern Lights. Show all posts
Showing posts with label Northern Lights. Show all posts

Tuesday, December 23, 2014

Three Video Explanations of What Creates the Northern Lights

I have been fortunate to see the Northern Lights a few times. It is truly one of the coolest natural things I've seen. So what makes the Northern Lights appear? Each of the following videos provide clear explanations.

The Aurora Borealis from Per Byhring on Vimeo.

Each of the videos could provide a good basis for a flipped lesson. The tools on this chart are good for building video-based quizzes.

Thursday, November 19, 2009

Northern Lights Time Lapse Video

Here's a neat time lapse video showing light, shapes, and colors of the Northern Lights (Aurora Borealis). This video was filmed by National Geographic on one night in Norway.

Applications for Education
This video might be a nice visual aid for anyone that teaches weather and meteorology.

Here are some related items that may be of interest to you:
Interactive Tour of the Hubble Telescope
Star Child - Learning for Young Astronomers
NASA Quests and Challenges

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