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A collection of Java applets which explore the motion of planets, stars, and galaxies, galaxy collisions and cosmology. Each applet has background information on the pertinent…
  
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R. McCray and A. Koelemay
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This applet demonstrates how astronomers measure the properties of extra-solar planets by detecting planetary transits and eclipses. The applet shows a planet in orbit around a star.…
  
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R. McCray and A. Koelemay
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This applet demonstrates random walk in two dimensions. The user can specify how many particles appear at the center of the circle and the mean free path as a fraction of the radius…
  
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Editor: K. Berglund; Publisher: Digitalis Education Solutions, Inc
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This web page contains lesson plans for activities and shows for use with a planetarium. Materials are available for kindergarten through 12th grade students. Topics covered include…
  
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M. Hackworth
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In this lab activity, students measure the eccentricity of the moon's orbit.
  
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M. Hackworth; M. Hackworth
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This lab asks students: to create a mini solar system to scale, to be able to explain terms associated with orbits, and to demonstrate an understanding of Kepler's laws.
  
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Publisher: D. Weiller
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This website's main objective is to instruct the user on the phenomenon of Occulations. It starts off by explaining what an occulation is and giving examples of it: eclipses,…
  
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Publisher: Center for Science Education @ Space Sciences Laboratory UC Berkeley
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This web page contains an activity to track the position of the sun at different times during the year. Participants create their own sundials and mark the location of the sun’s…
  
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J. Walker
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The Earth and Moon Viewer allows users to view a map of the earth showing the day and night regions at this moment, or view the Earth or the Moon from various vantage points,…
  
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D. Stern
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This series of three web pages gives information about the usage of the transit of Venus to measure distances in the solar system. The site also contains a large collection of links…
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