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Exploring Nature Science Education Resource:

Life Science, Earth Science, and Physical Science Resources for K-12

Solar Wind

Solar Wind
Gas particles (plasma) escape from the sun's surface and fly through space gaining speed as they go. This is called solar wind. When it reaches Earth, we are protected from it by our planet's magnetic field. The solar particles that do make it through to reach the earth's atmosphere cause something called auroras, which we can see in the night sky. They can also cause radio and electrical problems on Earth.
Solar Wind

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