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Watch a satellite slowly circle Earth in an ellipse. Vary the eccentricity of the orbit.

Try to Nuclear Power Plant stable - avoid a meltdown

Periodic table for getting information about different elements.

Map of sensor bouy's floating in the pacific. Mouse over a bouy to get latest data (temp, wind, humity).

A simulation of the kinetic theory of gasses. Students can study the dependence of the mixing of two gasses on... see more

A freeware tool for drawing chemical structures.

Ballistics Simulation: Exploring gravity, kinetic energy, potential energy and atmospheric drag using the cannon

Enter three arrival times in seconds to see where the epicenter occurred (triangulation).

This experiment is designed to further demonstrate the properties of the ideal gas law. Mirror site:... see more

Create a spectrum and then interact with it. Notice that energy level transitions correspond to peaks in the spectrum.

How waves reveal the atomic structure of crystals

Change Temp and watch graph change according to Plank's formula

Select appliance, and see how much energy is consumed

This site presents a simulation of different genomes. One must first register to use it

Watch a satellite slowly circle Earth in an ellipse. Vary percent of object area to show. Watch equal area swept out in... see more

A Java-tized Web-site with great information about Space Shuttle flights, etc.

Interface to access databases of National Oceanographic and Astmospheric Association.

Jess is a clone of the core of the CLIPS expert system shell. This page has a JESS Script running to solve the classic... see more

Stare at counter-rotating spirals animation for about 20 seconds, then stare at a complex pattern that seems to wiggle... see more

A marquee or scrolling sign or banner with source code -- two versions.

Quite sophisticated planetarium system (in German) that allows for knowing where planets are, etc.