Resources

Here are some additional resources which you might find helpful in learning or reviewing the material:

Simulations from the University of Nebraska Lincoln

Science vs. Psuedoscience materials from Doug Duncan

Quantitative Literacy Information from the Mathematical Association of America

Scale of the Universe Flash Applet

Stellarium, the free planetarium software

Boxcar2d, a car evolution program

Richard Dawkins interviews Wendy Wright on evolution (may induce SEVERE RAGE)

Cool video from the Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter mission

Two planetary system simulators: One which does extrasolar planetary systems, and one which does our own system in a way that’s useful for planetary phases. In both simulators the physical size of the planets is greatly exaggerated. In the second, the distances are not to scale.

2013 Planetary Science Decadal Survey