The Astronomy Center has provided educational resources to introductory astronomy educators since 2003. Over the past 20 years, the rapid pace of discovery has rendered some of our linked resources obsolete. Thus, the Astronomy Center will be decommissioned on March 1, 2022. Our highest quality resources will be retained on ComPADRE.org.

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This website is a tutorial on the phases of the moon, earthshine, and eclipses. There are a number of diagrams in this website that aid in teaching these topics. This site ends with…
Phases of the Moon JS Model  [ Computer Program ]
  
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The EJS Phases of Moon JS model displays the appearance of the Moon and how it changes depending on the position of the Moon relative to Earth and Sun. The right window shows Earth…
Lunar Month JS Model  [ Computer Program ]
  
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The EJS Lunar Month JS model displays the appearance of the Moon over the course of the lunar (synodic) month. The window shows the appearance of the Moon as seen from Earth as well…
  
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This website provides computer simulations and curricular materials for teaching the history of planetary astronomy from Ancient Greece to Isaac Newton. The site includes worksheets…
  
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This AAPT lesson blends physics and Earth/Space science as students build and use a physical model to explore the geometry of eclipse events. The model allows learners to model how…
Solar and Lunar Eclipse JS Model  [ Computer Program ]
  
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The Solar and Lunar Eclipse JavaScript Model simulates the occurrences of solar and lunar eclipses. Moon's orbital inclination of 5.145 degrees with respect to the ecliptic (the…
  
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This github repository provides materials for a turn-key, general-education level, interdisciplinary eclipse course. It is designed to help prepare for the Apr 8, 2024 total…
  
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K. Lee
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The Nebraska Astronomy Applet Project site provides high quality applets simulating important astrophysical phenomena such as eclipsing binaries, stellar evolution on the H-R…
  
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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,…
Phases of Moon Model  [ Computer Program ]
  
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The EJS Phases of Moon model displays the appearance of Moon and how it changes depending on the position of Moon relative to Earth and Sun. The main window shows Earth (at the…
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