Seasons and Ecliptic Simulator

An interactive simulation of Earth's seasonal dynamics that includes the axial tilt and other aspects of Earth's annual cycle.

This is part of a larger lab from the University of Nebraska at Lincoln:

Go To:

The Nebraska Astronomy Applet Project
University of Nebraska

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Teaching Tips

Teaching Tips

If you need more information, see Student Guide dealing with the simulator and two activities that use it--Rotating Sky and Motions of the Sun--at [link].

Make sure to note the lack of scale to students.