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Colliding Galaxies  [ Computer Program ]
  
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W. Christian and K. Lim
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The Colliding Galaxies Model is an implementation of Alar and Juri Toomres’ 1972 super computer model showing the formation of galactic bridges and tails under the assumption that…
  
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Publisher: Science North
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Play this game to learn a lot about force and motion. The goal is to bring the lander down safely on the moon, and also, for variety, on Earth and Jupiter. Among other concepts, the…
  
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L. Whitlock and K. Granger
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This is a high school lesson plan on the topic of periodic motion. Students analyze data obtained from high-energy satellites of various binary stars orbital periods, then construct…
  
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Publisher: University of Calgary
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This applet simulates the motion of a single planet around a star. The user can alter the eccentricity and semi-major axis of the orbit, and the velocity of the star relative to a…
  
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Physics Central; Publisher: American Physical Society
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This site tells of the history and the difficulty encountered when trying to measure the gravitational constant known as G. The site gives details into experimental setups for…
  
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Physics Central; Publisher: American Physical Society
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This site describes weightlessness and what causes astronauts to "float" while they are in orbit. The article also covers what happens to various liquids in space as they are heated…
  
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J. Walker
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This web page outlines an experiment to measure the effects of gravity for objects on the scale of kilograms. It begins by introducing the principles of gravity and comparing it…
  
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M. Fowler and H. Welch
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This web page demonstrates Kepler's Laws through a Flash simulation. The user places an object at some distance from the Sun and gives it an initial velocity to orbit the sun. Once…
  
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J. Taylor
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This simulation illustrates how planets orbit the sun. Users are able to view the motion from the point of view of any of the objects in the simulation as well as a fixed point in…
  
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N. Mihara; Publisher: Wisconsin Society of Science Teachers
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This site provides a simulation of a ball rolling on a segmented ramp. The user can set the ball's initial position and velocity and the geometry of the ramp. The applet then…
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