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Eclipse Science: Modeling Eclipses in the Solar System
Eclipse Science: Modeling Eclipses in the Solar System
Explore the geometry of eclipse events with this low-cost AAPT-created lesson. Super easy to set up!

Technology Tools

Virtual Microscope
Virtual Microscope
Robust free tool to explore high-resolution images produced by electron, fluorescence, and atomic force microscopes. Datasets are shared via Java RE.

Teaching Modules

General Atomics Sciences: It's a Colorful Life
This multi-day inquiry-based module on light and color includes a wealth of teacher and student guides and information. Topics include absorption, emission, additive and subtractive color, color mixing along with several hands-on activities. This resource is appropriate for students in grades 8-12.

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