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SIMBAD is an online database of published information for astronomical objects, including coordinates, magnitude, references, and spectra.
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The blackbody calculator allows for visualization of the spectrum produced by objects of a given temperature. Users can see both a line graph of the spectrum and the spectrum as it would appear using a spectral grating, as well as the actual hot object.
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CSERD
This is an interactive java applet which allows you to model galaxy collisions on your own computer. With this applet you can study how galaxies collide and merge gravitationally and how the effects of the collision depend on the properties of the galaxies. You can also recreate collisions between real interacting galaxies observed in the sky.
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The Space Ship Pilot model is a model of motion under Newton's laws with and without resistive forces. The first environment puts the user in control of docking a space shuttle, and the second puts the user in control of docking a boat.
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The Space Ship Pilot lesson is a study of Newton's Laws of motion. Students use a model of a space shuttle and a ferry boat to study differences in an oject's motion with and without resistive forces.
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Phases of the Moon is a lesson designed to dispell the common, but incorrect, preconception that the lunar phases are caused by the shadow of the Earth falling on the moon.
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LunaSee is a lunar phase viewer which allows the user to position the Moon relative to the Earth and Sun, and see the resulting phase. Views to study eclipses are also included.
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CSERD
The mission of the AiS Challenge is to improve students' understanding and use of technology by developing their skills in scientific inquiry, modeling, computing, communications, and team work.
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MASTER Tools
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MASTER Tools, developed by The Shodor Education Foundation, Inc. are the result of on-going collaborations with the National Center for Supercomputing Applications (NCSA), George Mason University, and other education organizations. They are designed to be interactive tools and simulation environments that enable and encourage exploration and discovery through observation, conjecture, and modeling activities.
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CSERD
Eric Weisstein's World of Science
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