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This is a demonstration about the density of the planets. Learners will compare the relative sizes and masses of scale... see more

In this computer-based exercise, high school and college students analyze realistically simulated X-ray spectra of a... see more

In this chapter, users explore relationships between air quality and population density using the image visualization... see more

Earth's orbit around the Sun, together with the tilt of its axis, results in periodic climate changes around the globe... see more

Earth on Fire belongs to a series of online modules entitled Exploring the Environment. Emphasizing an integrated... see more

This animation shows a sequence of daily images of the southern hemisphere in which daily and seasonal fluctuations in... see more

Visitors to the ImageBank can view and download photographs, remote imagery, and slide shows. The images are related to... see more

This movie shows Venus and Earth as they rotate. The images are superimposed on each other so that differences in... see more

This integrated collection of charts and maps summarizes the conditions of the world's natural ecology and human... see more

In this activity, learners explore how distance can affect the way we perceive the size of an object. It also introduces... see more

Eclipsing Binary Stars model simulates the detection of eclipsing binary stars. In this method, the light curve from the... see more

El Nino: The Child Returns belongs to a series of online modules entitled Exploring the Environment. Emphasizing an... see more

Epo's Chronicles is a weekly web comic which takes place in the distant future. The comic follows a fictional storyline... see more

This on-line book, published by the United States Geological Survey (USGS), covers the 1980 eruption of Mount St. Helens... see more

Teachers can use this animation to continue a study of clouds. In addition to asking students to construct their own... see more

When most people think about the movement of ocean water, they think of waves or tides. Ocean surface currents are less... see more

The Exoplanet Detection: The Radial Velocity Method model simulates the detection of exoplanets by using the radial... see more

The Exoplanet Detection: Transit Method model simulates the detection of exoplanets by using the transit method of... see more

This website, developed by Maxine Phaisalakani at the University of Toronto Department of Astronomy and Astrophysics,... see more

This is an activity on apparent sizes and apparent angles, related to understanding how distance affects what we observe... see more

Explore Mars Now offers an interactive exploration of a possible Mars landing mission.  The main part of the site is an... see more

This fun and simple hands-on astronomy activity lets learners imagine what would happen if our Sun were replaced with a... see more

The representation depicts convergent plate boundaries. The animation shows how continents can "grow" by accumulating... see more

These visualizations are animations of processes that occur along plate boundaries. The animations show plate... see more