The Incredible Sun

The Incredible Sun

TIS 450The Incredible Sun

Every second the Sun emits a million times more energy than the world consumes in a year. How does the Sun create such vast amounts of energy?

Experience our star through breathtaking timelapses taken by the Solar Dynamics Observatory. Discover the true nature of the Sun and how it is not as calm as it may at first appear.

Enormous solar flares, huge sunspots and gigantic coronal mass ejections can affect our planet, producing beautiful auroras but also damaging power networks and satellites. Is the Sun as much a foe as it is a friend?

Full preview below. Narrative script available here.

Film Type

Length: 11min
Upper KS2 - KS5  /  Families  /  Adults
Also available in Czech, Hindi, Japanese and Telugu

 

SunSDO wide