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Animations for Conceptual Astronomy

Animations for Conceptual Astronomy

The Astronomy Animations are part of a larger collection of Animations for Introductory Physics and  Astronomy.  The animations are short (5 to 20 second) clips illustrating basic concepts from conceptual astronomy.  Many of the animations use 3-D graphics to convey geometric ideas. The animation collection may also be browsed or... Show More


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Carlos Chaparro
Carlos Chaparro (Faculty)
5 years ago
Great simulations. Will use some of them in my astronomy and physics courses.
Veronica Bustinza
Veronica Bustinza (Student)
11 years ago

These animations could enhance and strengthen the learning of students.  After teaching a lesson, as a teacher we could show a video clip to help students acquire comprehension on the topic such as how eclipese occur.

Used in course? Yes
Time spent reviewing site: 10 minutes