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BBC Space – Explore the planets, black holes, stars and more.

Seasons Interactive

Eclipse Interactive. Family Astro - Surfing the Solar System. Space Shuttle Discovery - 360VR Images. Earth View. Scale-of-universe-v1.swf (application/x-shockwave-flash Object)

Awesome! 7th Graders think it's pretty cool, no fantastic. – kerryldilks

Smithsonian Institution. Astronomy Simulations and Animations. Flash animations and simulations for astronomy education.

Astronomy Simulations and Animations

Topics include seasons, moon phases, coordinate systems, light, and more. These animations require the flash player (get flash here). ClassAction Basic Motions & Ancient Astronomy. Interactive 3D model of Solar System Planets and Night Sky. 8 Wonders of the Solar System, Made Interactive. Chromoscope - View the Universe in different wavelengths. Photopic Sky Survey.

SolarBeat. Orrery_2006.swf (application/x-shockwave-flash Object)

This is obviously very inaccurate, and when showing it for a group of students you would need to be very clear about that. I do like to show them in order to give them a visual starting point in their minds. (prior knowledge) – kerryldilks