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Black Holes: Gravity's Relentless Pull

An interactive website where students can study and experience what scientists have learned about black holes.
Material Type: Simulation
Author: Space Telescope Science Institute
Date Added: Jun 19, 2006 Date Modified: Sep 28, 2014
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Peer review 5 rating
Peer Reviews 5 rating
User review 4 average rating
User Rating 4 user rating
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Orbiter Space Flight Simulator

This site is a space flight simulator. It has excellent graphics and is very realistic. If you love space, then you will... see more
Material Type: Simulation
Author: Unknown
Date Added: Feb 24, 2006 Date Modified: Aug 15, 2014
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Orbit Simulation

Near Earth Object Program at NASA shows just how close some of these objects can get.
Material Type: Simulation
Author: Unknown
Date Added: Nov 16, 2005 Date Modified: Aug 08, 2008
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User review 3 average rating
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Interactive Hertzsprung-Russell Diagram Stellar Spectra Activity

This is a simple activity to help students understand stellar spectra and luminosity. Students drag a 'generic' star around a... see more
Material Type: Simulation
Author: Jeff Sale
Date Added: Sep 16, 2005 Date Modified: Sep 16, 2005
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Create an Asteroid Impact

Create an asteroid impact by entering parameters and then allow it to calculate the environmental consequences.
Material Type: Simulation
Author: Robert Marcus, H. Jay Melosh, and Gareth Collins
Date Added: Jun 27, 2005 Date Modified: Jun 30, 2005
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Very good quality; in queue to be peer reviewed
avg: 5 rating

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Galactic Communication

A visualization/simulation of the "Drake equation" and more. Demonstrates how the probabilities of contacting and... see more
Material Type: Simulation
Author: Richard McCray
Date Added: Aug 16, 2004 Date Modified: Apr 22, 2011
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Finding Exoplanets

This simulation uses photometry (or measuring the decrease of the light coming from a star as one of its planets transits... see more
Material Type: Simulation
Author: Richard Bowman
Date Added: Jun 17, 2004 Date Modified: Aug 08, 2007
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Reading, Writing and Rings: The Cassini Mission Literacy Program

Scientific discovery is the impetus for the K-4 Education program, "Reading, Writing, and Rings." But uniquely, the focus is... see more
Material Type: Simulation
Author: NASA Cassini Mission
Date Added: Jun 13, 2004 Date Modified: Feb 20, 2012
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Peer review 4.75 rating
Peer Reviews 4.75 rating
User review 5 average rating
User Rating 5 user rating
Discussion (1 Comment)
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GAVRT (Goldstone Apple Valley Radio Telescope) Project

GAVRT teaches students to use radio astronomy, to control a huge antenna, and to collect science data from objects in the... see more
Material Type: Simulation
Author: Kim Bunnell
Date Added: Jun 13, 2004 Date Modified: Dec 22, 2014
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About this material:
Peer review 4.5 rating
Peer Reviews 4.5 rating
User review 5 average rating
User Rating 5 user rating
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Planet Applet

This Java applets is concerning the bright planets (Mercury, Venus, Mars, Jupiter, Saturn), and the Moon. It provides four... see more
Material Type: Simulation
Author: Giesen
Date Added: Jan 28, 2004 Date Modified: Jan 11, 2008
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User review 4.5 average rating
User Rating 4.5 user rating
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