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This web site contains four animated tutorials that demonstrate different astronomy concepts. These include: Lunar Phases shows how the motion of the moon relative to the Earth and Sun change the appearance of the moon;...
This portal provides access to an extensive selection of maps, imagery, and geospatial data for the Moon, Earth, Venus, Mars, Jupiter, and other planetary bodies and moons. Some materials are available for online...
This unit introduces students to some general concepts of astronomy. Topics include geocentric versus heliocentric theories of the solar system and how they explain the sun's movements, sidereal days versus solar days,...
This website, authored by Stacy Palen of the University of Washington, contains lab activities that deal with planetary astronomy. The labs cover: the earth-moon system, atmospheric escape, craters, meteorites, comets,...
This collection of animations introduces students to planetary motions, gravitational effects, and the scale of astronomical distances. Students can view visualizations of Earth's changing seasons, circumpolar motion,...
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