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Dianne Krause

Free Technology for Teachers: Eight Good Resources for Space Science Lessons - 0 views

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    Last week one of my colleagues asked if I knew of "any good websites" for space science lessons. I said of course I did and gave the suggestion to turn on the moon view in Google Earth. This post was prompted by that 90 second conversation. Here are eight (for the eight planets) good resources for space science lessons.
Dianne Krause

Celestia: Home - 0 views

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    ... The free space simulation that lets you explore our universe in three dimensions. Celestia runs on Windows, Linux, and Mac OS X.
Dianne Krause

Stellarium - 0 views

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    Stellarium is a free open source planetarium for your computer. It shows a realistic sky in 3D, just like what you see with the naked eye, binoculars or a telescope. It is being used in planetarium projectors. Just set your coordinates and go.
Dianne Krause

Universe Sandbox | interactive space simulator - 0 views

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    Smash planets together, introduce rogue stars, and build new worlds from spinning discs of debris. Explore our solar system in 3D or destroy everything you've created with a super massive black hole. You can simulate and interact with: Our solar system: the 8 planets,160+ moons, and hundreds of asteroids Nearest 1000 stars to our Sun Our local group of galaxies An unlimited number of fictional scenarios Tinker with your creation or sit back and watch the effects of gravity unfold. It's fun, accessible, and easy to use.
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