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A. Fraknoi; Publisher: Astronomical Society of the Pacific
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This document contains a selected list of resources for those wishing to examine some of the claims at the fringes of science. It is organized into categories that include astrology,…
  
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This website has an extensive library of on-line and interactive K-12 science education materials for teaching astronomy. The site also contains web based lessons using on-line NASA…
Solar and Lunar Eclipse Model  [ Computer Program ]
  
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The Solar and Lunar Eclipse model simulates the occurrences of solar and lunar eclipses. Moon's orbital inclination of 5.145 degrees with respect to the ecliptic (the Earth-Sun…
  
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This site offers a wide variety of information pertaining to comets. There is a section on past comets with extensive information and images for each one. There is also sections on…
  
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Publisher: Space Environment Center
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This curriculum guide is intended for high school teachers who are teaching solar physics, especially the effects of solar activity on terrestrial planets. The chapters discuss…
  
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The guide covers the scientific understanding of the Moon as a world, the appearance of the Moon, and tips for observing the Moon. It is written for educators, amateur astronomers,…
Copernican System Model  [ Computer Program ]
  
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The Ejs Copernican System model illustrates Copernicus' system of planetary motions. The entire system is centered on the center of Earth's uniform, circular orbit. Sun is placed…
Superior Ptolemaic Model  [ Computer Program ]
  
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The Ejs Superior Ptolemaic model illustrates Ptolemy's orbit for a superior planet. The model consists of a deferent circle, centered on a point some distance from Earth (at the…
Inferior Ptolemaic Model  [ Computer Program ]
  
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The Ejs Inferior Ptolemaic model illustrates Ptolemy's orbit for a inferior planet. The model consists of a deferent circle, centered on a point some distance from Earth (at the…
Phases of Venus Model  [ Computer Program ]
  
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The EJS Venus Phases model illustrates the phases of Venus as predicted by either the Copernican system of the Ptolemaic system (the Copernican system is the default). One window…
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