39 Astronomy Links

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Doppler Effect and Sonic Booms (Link ID 375)
Nice description and set of animations illustrating Doppler Effect and its uses.

Build a Solar System (Link ID 376)
Make a scale model of the Solar System and learn the REAL definition of "space."

Earth, Moon, Sun (Link ID 377)
Shows the relationship between the moon, the sun and the earth. As well as it subsequent moon phases.

Solar Angles (Link ID 378)
To get the correct angle for any time of any day at any place on earth, use this web site.

The Sun's path (Link ID 467)
This applet models the Sun's path in a geocentric view, it calculates and visualizes the position of the Sun based on the latitude and the time. It allows to simulate the Sun's position and path during an hour, a day, a month and a year.

National atlas map source (Link ID 595)
National atlas map source

Adventures of the Agronauts (Link ID 952)
Online science curriculum for elementary students which teaches about plants and space.

The Rotating Sky Module (Link ID 954)
The NAAP Rotating Sky Module introduces the horizon coordinate system and the “apparent” rotation of the sky. The relationship between the horizon and celestial equatorial coordinate systems is explicitly explored.

Seasons & Private Universe (Link ID 974)
Why don’t even the brightest students truly grasp basic science concepts?