SDO | Solar Dynamics Observatory
View the Sun today, zoom in and make your own movies.
UK Hinode website
National Astronomical Observatory of Japan (NAOJ)
IRIS, a rencent solar satelitte looking at the Sun in amazing detail
Sunspotter, citizen science project
See iSun|trek http://www.suntrek.org/blog/sunspots-hot-spots-or-cool-spots
Solar Week, interact live with the scientists. Get answers to your questions about the Sun.
International year of Astronomy, 2009
Many UK scientists are involved with STEREO and further information can be found on the following websites:
The SOHO website and educational resources
YOHKOH educational resources
UK Based Resources for Schools
BBC Explore the Solar System Website
Millennium Maths Project (maths and science resources)
MOTIVATE projects for schools led by Helen Mason
The Science & Technology Facilities Council also provides quite a lot of educational material and resources for schools.
Neatherd High School Astronomy website (+resources)
Many of the Sun|trek school projects have been provided by Mike Cripps, the Head of Science at Neatherd High School and Dereham Sixth Form College, Norfolk. He is a very keen astronomer, and his website is one of the best school astronomy websites in the UK, probably worldwide!
North and South Project
In summer 2005, a group of 10 students from Dereham Sixth Form College worked with schools in South Africa, to share their interest in astronomy and to provide resources.
Other UK Astronomy web resources
Royal Observatory Greenwich
Science Museum London, Exploring Space Gallery
British Antarctic Survey
The British Antarctic Survey’s School Zone provides lots of information for teachers and students.
Other educational resources – NASA based
Younger students can follow the adventures of Colours O'IRIS and CamillaCorona:
A brilliant NASA site for younger children.
Other interesting sites
See some incredible images of the Sun on the website by Stephen A. Ames Jr from Hogdenville, USA.
He believes that he maintains the most comprehensive daily record of solar activity out there with over 2000 solar images currently and growing everyday. There is at least one image or sketch for every day.
Maybe your site is better, if so please let the Sun|trek team know!
Site maintained by Greg Piepol, Maryland USA. Greg is an amateur solar observer. His site has lots of images and interesting information.
The fantastic images of the Universe captured by humanity’s fleet of ground and space-based telescopes
List of additional resources suggested by Kelly Graves and kids at the Morrow Community Centre.