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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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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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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: Oct 27, 2008
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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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Solar System Collaboratory

This website is the main teaching tool of a multi-university collaboration in teaching planetary science. The goal is to... see more
Material Type: Simulation
Author: University of Colorado
Date Added: Aug 27, 2001 Date Modified: Apr 16, 2014
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Orbit Xplorer - The educational orbit and gravity simulator

Educational orbit and gravitation simulator for high school, college and beginning university physics and astronomy. Easily... see more
Material Type: Simulation
Author: Tore Ottinsen
Date Added: Aug 26, 2001 Date Modified: Jul 26, 2002
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The Doppler Effect

Applet simulates the Doppler effect for moving emitter and observer.
Material Type: Simulation
Author: Open Teach
Date Added: Jul 23, 2001 Date Modified: Apr 08, 2004
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