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Title: Decoding Cosmic Spectra
Url: http://www.pbs.org/wgbh/nova/space/decoding-cosmic-spectra.html
Publisher: WGBH Educational Foundation
Description: This site from NOVA and PBS provides a simulation of the identification of elements in a star, a nebula, a planet, and a galaxy. The interactive resource allows a user to match individual spectral lines of seven elements to lines in the observed spectrum of each object.
LC Classification: Science -- Astronomy -- Descriptive astronomy -- Stars
Science -- Astronomy -- Descriptive astronomy -- Solar system -- Planets. Planetology
Science -- Astronomy -- Descriptive astronomy -- Solar system
Science -- Astronomy -- Astrophysics (General) -- Astronomical spectroscopy
GEM Subject: Science -- Technology
Science -- Physics
Science -- Instructional issues
Science -- Astronomy
Key Concept: Astronomy -- Wavelengths
Astronomy -- Star clusters
Astronomy -- Spectroscopy
Astronomy -- Solar system
Astronomy -- Planets
Astronomy -- Electromagnetic spectrum
Key Concepts Complete: Yes
Resource Type: Demonstrations
Instructional Materials
InteractiveResource (DCMI Type Vocabulary)
Reference
Science Materials
Format: flash
gif
html
jpeg
Audience: College/University Instructors
Higher Education
Secondary Education
Students
Teachers
Technical School First Cycle
University First Cycle
Language: English
Rights: WGBH Educational Foundation
Access Rights: Free access
Subject: Astronomy
Electricity & Magnetism
Electromagnetic Radiation
Electromagnetic spectrum
element
emission
Fundamentals
Physics
Properties of Light
science
space exploration
spectra
Spectroscopy
spectrum
Date Of Record Release: 2011-12-27 03:00:02 (W3C-DTF)
Date Last Modified: 2011-12-28 18:47:49 (W3C-DTF)
Source: comPADRE  comPADRE
Full Record Views: 56
Resource URL Clicks: 4
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