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Title: A Sense of Scale
Url: http://www.falstad.com/scale/
Creator: Falstad, Paul
Description: Created by Paul Falstad, this page compares the distance/magnitude/size of various objects or constants. This includes physical dimensions such as the diameter of particles, atoms and biological cells, the height of Mt. Everest, depth of the Earth's crust, distances to planets, stars, and galaxies. Colored histograms are displayed for visual aid. Most of the physical quantities are linked to online references.
LC Classification: Science -- Astronomy -- Study and teaching. Research
Science -- Physics -- Study and teaching. Research
Science -- Physics -- Study and teaching. Research -- Physical measurements (General)
GEM Subject: Mathematics
Science -- Physics
Science -- Astronomy
Key Concept: Astronomy
Mathematics -- Measurement
Resource Type: Instructional Materials
Science Materials
Format: html
Audience: College/University Instructors
Higher Education
Secondary Education
Technical School First Cycle
Technical School Second Cycle
University First Cycle
University Second Cycle
Vocational Training
Language: English
Access Rights: Free access
Source: comPADRE
Full Record Views: 22
Resource URL Clicks: 5
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