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Scientific discovery is the impetus for the K-4 Education program, "Reading, Writing, and Rings." But uniquely, the focus... see more

This is a 3D solar system simulation application, which gives you the approximate location of the planets in the solar... see more

An interactive website where students can study and experience what scientists have learned about black holes.

This simulation shows the motion of a moon around a planet under the influence of gravity. In this simulation, you can... see more

This website is the main teaching tool of a multi-university collaboration in teaching planetary science. The goal is to... see more

Create an asteroid impact by entering parameters and then allow it to calculate the environmental consequences.

GAVRT teaches students to use radio astronomy, to control a huge antenna, and to collect science data from objects in the... see more

The AAAS (American Association for the Advancement of Science Atlas of Population and Environment is an important... see more

Applet simulates the motion of particles acted upon by a central force. User can choose between attractive and repulsive... see more

Applet shows the path of a particle under the influence of inverse square central force. The force can be attractive or... see more

The National Marine Sanctuary Program identifies, designates and manages areas of the marine environment of special... see more

'Orbit Architect allows you to interactively design and explore satellite orbital geometry through the multi-touch... see more

In this technology activity, learners explore digital imaging and pixels. Learners "transmit" an image to a partner by... see more

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

'Have you ever built a Solar system model? Cups, bowls, and papier-mache balls are in the past, because Solar Walk is a... see more

This computer interactive lets you explore the effect of changing the number of colors and resolution of a picture. You... see more

This printable resource provides information on the marine mammals found along the U.S. east coast from North Carolina to... see more

'NASA's Spacecraft 3D is an augmented reality (AR) application that lets you learn about and interact with a variety of... see more

'The Rosetta spacecraft approaches Comet 67P/Churyumov-Gerasimenko. Using its thrusters, Rosetta goes into orbit around... see more

Simple demonstration of satellite motion. Initial velocity user-controlled.

A set of Java applets for demonstrating orbital motion.

Educational orbit and gravitation simulator for high school, college and beginning university physics and astronomy.... see more

This URL will give an impression of how immense our Universe is by starting with an image of the Earth and then zooming... see more

An interactive map of Mars.