14.2: Surface Features of the Sun Difficulty Level: At Grade Created by: CK-12 Estimated3 minsto complete % Progress Practice Surface Features of the Sun MEMORY METER This indicates how strong in your memory this concept is Practice Progress Estimated3 minsto complete % Estimated3 minsto complete % Practice Now MEMORY METER This indicates how strong in your memory this concept is Share Add to Library Turn In Read Practice Resources Details Loading... Notes/Highlights Having trouble? Report an issue. Color Highlighted Text Notes Show More Vocabulary Language: English ▼ English Spanish solar flare A violent explosion on the Sun’s surface. solar prominence Plasma loop flowing between sunspots. sunspot Cool, dark area on the Sun’s surface that have lower temperatures than surrounding areas; sunspots usually occur in pairs and come and go on an 11-year cycle. Image Attributions Show Hide Details Description Recognize surface features on the Sun, such as solar flares and sunspots. Learning Objectives None Related Materials Surface Features of the Sun Difficulty Level: At Grade Authors: Dana Desonie, Ph.D. Tags: SCI.ESC.923.2.L.1 solar flare solar prominences (1 more) sunspot Subjects: science Earth Science Concept Nodes: SCI.ESC.923.2 (Surface Features of the Sun) Grades: 9 , 10 Date Created: Feb 24, 2012 Last Modified: Aug 15, 2016 Vocabulary None Save or share your relevant files like activites, homework and worksheet.To add resources, you must be the owner of the Modality. Click Customize to make your own copy.