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Tomorrow I have to give a [high school] class presentation on a topic of the solar system. I have thought of the Sun, as I have always believed it to be the central part of the Solar System. So I am asking here, is there any creative ideas that I can present? I do not want to make an speech and plainly read out the Wikipedia page. So, are there any ideas, like I thought of telling how we came to measure the distance between Earth and Sun. Is that possible to explain it to high school students, if so, where I can find more information regarding it? Are there such questions, facts, which I can present, preferably if there are some very simple demonstrations or pre-calculus maths involved?

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closed as off-topic by Envite, RhysW Feb 13 '14 at 13:46

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Hi @Sawarnik and welcome to the site, unfortunately we cater to professional level questions, or at least amateur level. What it seems like you want is ideas for a school project and we aren't really the best medium to get this information from. Have you tried searching youtube or yahoo questions? I get the impression you might be able to draw inspiration from some of these resources. Best of luck! – RhysW Feb 13 '14 at 13:46
Another way to say this is that this site is designed to create a work of reference to answer questions about the field of astronomy. We'd love to help, but a more appropriate place for your discussion is perhaps in our chat room, or even better, a threaded discussion forum that supports more generalized discussion. And, yes... good luck! – Robert Cartaino Feb 13 '14 at 16:02
@RobertCartaino Which chat room should I post this in? – Sawarnik Feb 13 '14 at 16:41
@Sawarnik It's a bit quiet because this is still a new site. – Robert Cartaino Feb 13 '14 at 17:24