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An interactive tour of the solar system. Students can clock on various elements of our solar system and gain information on their size, atmosphere, geologic features, and other scientific facts.
Grade Level   K 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12
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By TED
Published in 2011
"Want to navigate the solar system without having to buy a spacecraft? Jon Nguyen demos NASA JPL's """"Eyes on the Solar System"""" -- free-to-use software for exploring the planets, moons, asteroids, and spacecraft that rotate around our sun in real-time."
Grade Level   6 7 8 9 10 11 12
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MAP2 allows users to select global image mosaics, which can then be map projected, clipped to extents, have algebra functions against the image bands, and then converted to the user’s desired file format. Explore global imagery of the planets and satellites from a variety of missions in an easy to...
Grade Level   3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12
Maps and Visualizations Teaching Media
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More than one million people have viewed the professionally recorded and edited versions of astronomy talks by noted astronomers on YouTube in the Silicon Valley Astronomy Lecture series. Now in HD, recent lectures include NASA's Jeff Moore on New Horizon Pluto results, Stanford's Tom Abel on the...
Grade Level   9 10 11 12
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Find many useful animations on all topics related to astronomy-such as: Patterns in the Sky and Motions of Earth, Gravity and Orbits, Light, Tools of the Astronomer, A Brief History of the Solar System, The Terrestrial Planets and Earth's Moon, Atmosphere's of the Terrestrial Planets, Gravity and...
Grade Level   9 10 11 12
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