Space links from our educational partners
Students can explore forces and the laws that govern forces.
By using Circular orbits, students can explore how increasing orbital distance affects the velocity required to keep a satellite on a circular orbit.
With Data for the Earth, students put satellites in circular orbits around the Earth and record revolution times for various radii.
Students can investigate Kepler's Second Law.
Using Orbiting Jupiter
, students manipulate a planet's mass to set the moons in proper orbits and determine the mass of Jupiter.
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Fungus is everywhere! Even in space.
Where in the solar system is water?
Use math to determine the size of earth and other planets
Use the ocean to predict the nighttime sky
What do we know about planets in other star systems?
Measuring astronomical distances
Online Academic Press Dictionary of Science and Technology
Harcourt School's View from Space
Harcourt School's Hubble Scrapbook
New Moons for Uranus
Harcourt School stargazers - Match the shapes with the star patterns of constellations.
Read a solar eclipse science journal
Watch a simulation of the phases of the moon
Color at light speed worksheet
Harness sun power with the Photon Drive experiment.