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Activities that will help students become familiar with the relative sizes and distances of the planets in our solar... see more

Virtual solar system that shows objects, real time, and allows for changes in time.

Site allows students to calculate on-line their age and next birthday on planets in Earth's solar system. Great way to... see more

Good on-line activity for students to calculate their weight on the planets of Earth's solar system, the moons of Jupiter... see more

Experiment with force and pressure by building a balloon rocket. When launched, the balloon will run a track wherever you... see more

In this activity related to magnetism and electricity, learners discover that a magnet falls more slowly through a... see more

In this nanoscience activity, learners discover that it's easy to pour water out of a regular-sized cup, but not out of a... see more

In this activity about gravity (page 6 of the PDF), learners will come to understand how all objects will fall at the... see more

Four teaching units show how NASA satellites measure ocean productivity. Topics cover: marine food web from producers to... see more

Simulation of GPS and GLONASS satelites as they orbit the Earth. Two views are available, othogonal from a point in space... see more

An interactive web tool to teach the relationship between the lunar phase, the time of day, and the direction of the... see more

Near Earth Object Program at NASA shows just how close some of these objects can get.

The video clips in this resource were created to demonstrate why we see the phases of the moon. On the right you can see... see more

A set of three easy-to-use Java applets for illustrating princples in physics and astronomy. - Spiral Galaxy Rotator: For... see more

This Java applets is concerning the bright planets (Mercury, Venus, Mars, Jupiter, Saturn), and the Moon. It provides... see more

An interactive website examining the affect of mass, angle and velocity on a comet.

In this activity (on page 6 of the PDF), learners plot the path of the sun's apparent movement across the sky on two... see more

While working in groups to facilitate peer tutoring, students manipulate a hands-on, physical model to better comprehend... see more

This solar system simulator let's you view anything in our solar system from any point you wish on the exact date and... see more

Virtual solar system that shows constellation and astronomical objects. You can zoom in, zoom out and change time to see... see more

Stellarium is a free open source planetarium for your computer. It shows a realistic sky in 3D, just like what you see... see more

The Java applet displays the position of the sun (height and azimuth) for any date, time and location, and an interactive... see more

This activity helps students identify constellations in the night sky and understand the mythology related to the... see more