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Other

Description:

This series of three web pages gives information about the usage of the transit of Venus to measure distances in the solar system. The site also contains a large collection of links related to the Venus transit, a math refresher, and a photo archive of the transit. It is part of the extensive web site "From Stargazers to Starships", which uses space exploration and space science to introduce concepts in physics and astronomy. Translations in Spanish and French are available.

Subjects:

  • Education > General

Education Levels:

  • Grade 1
  • Grade 6
  • Grade 8
  • Grade 9

Keywords:

Informal Education,Education,NSDL,High School,Fundamentals,Technology,Solar System,Undergraduate (Upper Division),Undergraduate (Lower Division),Celestial Mechanics,astronomical unit,Higher Education,Kepler,NSDL_SetSpec_439869,parallax,Vocational/Professional Development Education,oai:nsdl.org:2200/20061003070008596T,Astronomy,Physics,Venus,Space Science

Language:

English

Access Privileges:

Public - Available to anyone

License Deed:

Creative Commons Attribution Non-Commercial Share Alike

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