El Sistema Solar para Educación Primaria. Por el planetario Educa Ciencia. El Sistema Solar (Educación Primaria) Una estrella, ocho planetas, más de cincuenta planetas enanos, cientos de miles de asteroides y millones de cometas En el centro del Sistema Solar hay una estrella: el Sol El Sol (1.300.000 veces más grande que la Tierra) es la estrella más cercana a nosotros. Imagen del satélite SOHO (ESA/NASA) El Sol es la estrella fuente de toda vida en la Tierra. Por eso podemos decir que el Sol es una estrella enana amarilla, si la comparamos con las estrellas más grandes del Universo. En el Sistema Solar hay 8 planetas Nuestro planeta es La Tierra. Los planetas interiores Los planetas más cercanos al Sol. Comparación de tamaños Vida Los cuatro planetas interiores son cuerpos rocosos. Mercurio, el planeta abrasado Mercurio es el planeta más pequeño del Sistema Solar, y es el que más cerca del Sol se encuentra. Mercurio se puede ver a simple vista, aunque a veces puedes necesitar prismáticos para observarlo. La Tierra: nuestra casa Comparación de tamaños Vida Los cometas
The Universe at Your Fingertips 2.0 « Astronomical Society Purchase through the ASP’s AstroShop A Collection of Activities and Resources for Teaching Astronomy (on a DVD-ROM) Edited by Andrew FraknoiPublished by the Astronomical Society of the Pacific This DVD-ROM is the most comprehensive resource and activity guide for teaching basic concepts in space science ever published. 133 field-tested hands-on activities, from programs and projects around the US,17 topical guides to the best sources of information in print and on the web,52 background articles on astronomy and education,12 short videos with instructions for doing some of the most often used activities, and10 recommended sequences of activities to help students learn some of the topics most often found in the K-12 curriculum. Here are just a few of the interesting activities included on the disk: Themes and topics include: Click here for the full table of contents (pdf file). Click here to order the disk.
Frankenstein, 1818 ed. Vol. I - BTM 1818 edition To Mrs. SAVILLE, England. St. YOU will rejoice to hear that no disaster has accompanied the commencement of an enterprise which you have regarded with such evil forebodings. I am already far north of London; and as I walk in the streets of Petersburgh, I feel a cold northern breeze play upon my cheeks, which braces my nerves, and fills me with delight. These reflections have dispelled the agitation with which I began my letter, and I feel my heart glow with an enthusiasm which elevates me to heaven; for nothing contributes so much to tranquillize the mind as a steady purpose, -- a point on which the soul may fix its intellectual eye. These visions faded when I perused, for the first time, those poets whose effusions entranced my soul, and lifted it to heaven. Six years have passed since I resolved on my present undertaking. And now, dear Margaret, do I not deserve to accomplish some great purpose? This is the most favourable period for travelling in Russia. Back to Top "Yes."
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El Sistema Solar El Sistema Solar es un conjunto formado por el Sol y los cuerpos celestes que orbitan a su alrededor. Está formado por el Sol y una serie de cuerpos que están ligados con esta estrella por la gravedad: ocho grandes planetas (Mercurio, Venus, Tierra, Marte, Júpiter, Saturno, Urano y Neptuno), junto con sus satélites, planetas menores (entre ellos, el ex-planeta Plutón), asteroides, cometas, polvo y gas interestelar. Pertenece a la galaxia llamada Vía Láctea, formada por miles de millones de estrellas, situadas a lo largo de un disco plano de 100.000 años luz. El Sistema Solar está situado en uno de los tres brazos en espiral de esta galaxia llamado Orión, a unos 32.000 años luz del núcleo, alrededor del cual gira a la velocidad de 250 km por segundo, empleando 225 millones de años en dar una vuelta completa, lo que se denomina año cósmico. Los astronomos clasifican clasifican los planetas y demás cuerpos de nuestro Sistema Solar en tres categorías: En este capítulo...
SkyServer Challenging Projects - Teacher'ss Guides Our projects are designed to teach astronomy interactively, using the tools that professional astronomers use. All examples in these projects are taken from real stars and galaxies as seen by the Sloan Digital Sky Survey, the most detailed survey in the history of astronomy. These pages give information on how to use SkyServer's projects as an interactive lab in your science class. The projects were designed to be done individually, but they can be done in teams as well. SkyServer Challenges are designed to stretch the students' thinking with difficult questions and long-term projects. Many of these challenges are ideas that SDSS astronomers thought of, but haven't had the chance to work through yet. Click a name or image to choose your challenge:
27 Celebrities Who Don't Drink | The Huffington Post Celebrities aren’t all about champagne brunches and Cîroc-infused nights. Jennifer Hudson surprised Chelsea Handler last week when she admitted she had never had a drink in her life — despite playing a heroin addict in the new movie “The Inevitable Defeat of Mister & Pete.” But Hudson isn’t the only star to declare herself sober, of course. Check out these 19 celebrities who have said they don’t imbibe, from Kim Kardashian to Blake Lively. Getty Images Cooper became sober at 29, telling GQ’s Jan. 2014 issue of his substance abuse, “If I continued it, I was really going to sabotage my whole life.” Getty Images Affleck says his rehab stint in 2001 helped him change his life for the better. CORRECTION: A previous version of this listicle included Kim Kardashian.
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untitled space.htm Space Project Descriptions (& a cautionary reminder . . .) Assignments Lab writeups will be due as per the syllabus, generally on lab days after each test. Only projects from this set are available for credit for the due dates labled "space project due". Two credits are due for each duedate - graded on a 20 point basis - projects exceeding 10 points are accepted as multiple credits / 10 pts. Mix & match projects of different values to get the required 20 points. Lab Behavior Project work and individual & group discussion of proceedure, results, and implications is a REQUIRED classtime activity. Bring up ?' Off - task, avoidant behavior, lack of materials to work on or with, absence of verifiable progress, or disruptive behavior result in expulsion from lab with a discipline referral for disobeyance / non-compliance. Product Expectations (Experimental Lab Report Format from SciFest Board) NO REPEATS OF PROJECT SELECTIONS ALLOWED FOR ANY CREDIT! General Resources 1) Send in the Clouds:>!
These gloves will "change the way we make music", says Imogen Heap Dezeen and MINI Frontiers: in this exclusive video interview, musician Imogen Heap demonstrates the electronic gloves that allow people to interact with their computer remotely via hand gestures. The interview was filmed at Heap's home studio outside London, shortly before she launched her Kickstarter campaign to produce a limited production run of the open-source Mi.Mu gloves. "These beautiful gloves help me gesturally interact with my computer," says Heap, explaining how the wearable technology allows her to perform without having to interact with keyboards or control panels. Pushing buttons and twiddling dials "is not very exciting for me or the audience," she says. Working with a team of developers and musicians, Heap has mapped movements made with the gloves to musical functions such as drum sounds or bass notes, changes of pitch, arpeggios and filters. For example, instead of using a finger to push a fader on a mixing desk, Heap can raise her arm to achieve the same affect.
WebGL Water Loading... Made by Evan Wallace This demo requires a decent graphics card and up-to-date drivers. If you can't run the demo, you can still see it on YouTube. Interactions: Draw on the water to make ripples Drag the background to rotate the camera Press SPACEBAR to pause and unpause Drag the sphere to move it around Press the L key to set the light direction Press the G key to toggle gravity Features: Raytraced reflections and refractions Analytic ambient occlusion Heightfield water simulation * Soft shadows Caustics (see this for details) ** * requires the OES_texture_float extension** requires the OES_standard_derivatives extension Tile texture from zooboing on Flickr