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Editor: G. Tuthill; Publisher: NASA CERES Project
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This is the portal for CERES, an extensive library of on-line and interactive K-12 science education materials for teaching astronomy. The site also contains web based lessons that…
  
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Publisher: Space Telescope Science Institute, Office of Public Outreach
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This index, part of the Hubble Space Telescope website, helps users find archived videos and image sets on every Hubble image released to the public. It is organized by topic:…
Phases of Moon Model  [ Computer Program ]
  
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T. Timberlake
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This interactive simulation allows students to explore how the relative position of Sun, Earth, and Moon produce the various phases of the moon, as seen from the Earth. The main…
Your Sky 
  
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J. Walker
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Your Sky is an interactive online planetarium. This site allows you to choose the date, time, and location you wish to view. Even if you do not have the longitude or latitude of your…
  
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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 the Doppler shift. The user can control the frequency of the sound source and the sound speed. The chart recorder at the bottom displays the wave crests as…
  
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K. Lee; Publisher: Astronomy Education at the University of Nebraska
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This simulation explores the Hertzsprung-Russell diagram and those topics necessary to understand the diagram. These topics include the different kinds of spectrum, spectral…
General Relativity (GR) Package  [ Computer Program ]
  
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W. Christian, M. Belloni, and A. Cox
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The General Relativity (GR) Package is a self-contained file for the teaching of general relativity. The file contains ready-to-run OSP programs and a set of curricular materials.…
  
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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 site contains labs for students. 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…
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