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Animations for Conceptual Astronomy


Animations for Conceptual Astronomy

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The Astronomy Animations are part of a larger collection of Animations for Introductory Physics and  Astronomy.  The animations are short (5 to 20 second) clips illustrating basic concepts from conceptual astronomy.  Many of the animations use 3-D graphics to convey geometric ideas.The animation collection may also be browsed or searched from the collections CWIS portal.All animations are available for reuse and redistribution under a Creative Commons License.
Material Type: Animation
Date Added to MERLOT: August 30, 2006
Date Modified in MERLOT: July 31, 2013
Submitter: Michael Gallis



Primary Audience: High School, College General Ed
Mobile Compatibility: Not specified at this time
Technical Requirements: Any web browser or media player that can show AVI files.
Language: English
Cost Involved: no
Source Code Available: no
Accessiblity Information Available: unsure
Creative Commons: Creative Commons License
This work is licensed under a Attribution-NonCommercial 3.0 United States


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Avatar for Veronica Bustinza
3 years ago

Veronica Bustinza (Student)

These animations could enhance and strengthen the learning of students.  After teaching a lesson, as a teacher we could show a video clip to help students acquire comprehension on the topic such as how eclipese occur.

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