Nothern Stars Planetarium's "Scrolling Through the Solar System"
"A Virtual Solar System Distance Scale." Allows the students to see the distance of the planets from the sun and each other in km.
Material Type: Tutorial
Technical Format: Director File
Date Added to MERLOT: June 29, 2006
Date Modified in MERLOT: March 27, 2012
Submitter: Irene Newman
Primary Audience: Grade School, Middle School, High School, College General Ed
Mobile Compatibility: Not specified at this time
Cost Involved: no
Source Code Available: no
Accessiblity Information Available: no
Creative Commons: unsure
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Discussion for Nothern Stars Planetarium's "Scrolling Through the Solar System"
4 years ago
Marina Rudduck (Student)
It's good to give students a general idea of the distances between planets but I was expecting a little more from the site. Once you scroll through the solar system, that's it. You can go back to the top and do it all over again.