The Cosmic Perspective

This correlation lists the recommended Gizmos for this textbook. Click any Gizmo title below for more information.

1: Our Place in the Universe

 Seasons: Earth, Moon, and Sun
 Solar System

2: Discovering the Universe for Yourself

 2D Eclipse
 3D Eclipse
 Eclipse
 Phases of the Moon
 Seasons Around the World
 Seasons in 3D
 Seasons: Earth, Moon, and Sun
 Seasons: Why do we have them?
 Summer and Winter

3: The Science of Astronomy

 Orbital Motion - Kepler's Laws
 Seasons: Earth, Moon, and Sun
 Solar System Explorer

4: Making Sense of the Universe: Understanding Motion, Energy, and Gravity

 Distance-Time Graphs
 Fan Cart Physics
 Free Fall Tower
 Free-Fall Laboratory
 Gravitational Force
 Gravity Pitch
 Measuring Motion
 Ocean Tides
 Orbital Motion - Kepler's Laws
 Tides

5: Light and Matter: Reading Messages from the Cosmos

 Basic Prism
 Bohr Model of Hydrogen
 Doppler Shift
 Doppler Shift Advanced
 Heat Absorption
 Phase Changes
 Photoelectric Effect
 Radiation
 Refraction
 Ripple Tank
 Star Spectra

6: Telescopes: Portals of Discovery

 Laser Reflection
 Ray Tracing (Lenses)
 Ray Tracing (Mirrors)
 Refraction

7: Our Planetary System

 Comparing Earth and Venus
 Solar System
 Solar System Explorer

9: Planetary Geology: Earth and the Other Terrestrial Worlds

 Plate Tectonics
 Rock Cycle
 Solar System
 Water Cycle

10: Planetary Atmospheres: Earth and the Other Terrestrial Worlds

 Greenhouse Effect
 Hurricane Motion
 Solar System
 Water Cycle
 Weather Maps

11: Jovian Planet Systems

 Solar System
 Solar System Explorer

12: Asteroids, Comets, and Dwarf Planets: Their Nature, Orbits, and Impacts

 Solar System Explorer

13: Other Planetary Systems: The New Science of Distant Worlds

 Star Spectra

14: Our Star

 H-R Diagram
 Herschel Experiment
 Star Spectra

15: Surveying the Stars

 H-R Diagram
 Star Spectra

16: Star Birth

 Star Spectra

17: Star Stuff

 H-R Diagram

18: The Bizarre Stellar Graveyard

 H-R Diagram
 Star Spectra

23: The Beginning of Time

 Star Spectra

24: Life in the Universe

 Building DNA
 Evolution: Mutation and Selection
 Human Evolution - Skull Analysis
 RNA and Protein Synthesis
 Solar System

S1: Celestial Timekeeping and Navigation

 Seasons: Earth, Moon, and Sun

S4: Building Blocks of the Universe

 Bohr Model of Hydrogen
 Bohr Model: Introduction
 Electron Configuration
 Photoelectric Effect

Content correlation last revised: 2/22/2012