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The Earth and The Sun (3D)

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One of the applets in the Physics in Action done by Xing Min Wang. It shows the seasons caused by the rotation of the planets in the solar galaxy.
Material Type: Simulation
Date Added to MERLOT: November 15, 1997
Date Modified in MERLOT: January 06, 2009
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Send email to xmwang@blueneptune.com

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Primary Audience: College General Ed
Mobile Compatibility: Not specified at this time
Language: English
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Avatar for Patricia C Vener
7 years ago

Patricia C Vener (Faculty)

Link isn't working; I got a File Not Found 404 response.

Avatar for John Walkup
15 years ago

John Walkup (Staff)

Applet worked okay. The color of Earth changes for each season, but the applet doesn't give a hint as to why the seasons change. While "3D" is mentioned in the title, it really isn't.

Avatar for Benjamin Shih
15 years ago

Benjamin Shih (Student)

It's fun to watch the earth revolve around the sun! I really like this applet, because it can give me a great picture of how the earth revolves around the sun. I like how you can even see the moon revolving around the earth. I really really like the part that there is a color change on earth to better demonstrate the season change.

Avatar for Channagiri Jagadish
15 years ago

Channagiri Jagadish (Student)

It is fairly well done. But I want the Earth tomove a little slower, so that the students (kids)get a better understanding of the seasons. It would be nice if it can be made 3-D.