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3 year old Jonathan...
3D Head Modeling Software
3D Printing!!! -- A Real Car
Aims of Education
Alexander Calder's Circus
Anatomy of a B1 Battle Droid
Anatomy of a Human
Anatomy of Musical Instruments -- Guitar History
Anatomy of Musical Instruments -- Saxophone
Anatomy of Musical Instruments -- Violin
Architecture -- Apartment Floor Plan
Architecture-- Filoli Gardens and House
Art Project by Google
Artificial Intelligence = AI
Astronomy - Messier Chart
Astronomy - Very Large Telescope
Astronomy -- Constellations
Astronomy -- Galaxies
Astronomy -- Hands-on Universe
Astronomy -- IMax Saturn Spaceship Flyby...
Astronomy -- Night Sky Map
Astronomy -- Orrery Solar System Kit
Astronomy Picture of the Day
Automata - Toys that Move
Batman Paper Model
BioMedical Engineering -- Organ Regeneration
BioMedical Engineering -- Geometry Research about Viruses
Bongard Pattern Recognition Puzzles
CAD Images of Pythagorean Theorem
Careers in Design
Ceramic Tile Designs Worldwide
Clowns Go On Vacation -- Video in Progress
Design Education Blog (K-12)
Doodles -- with Vi Hart
Drones & Society
Drones & Society_Arts
Durer, Albrecht -- Renaissance Man
Engineering -- Introduction
Engineering -- Mechanical Engineering -- MIT Open Courseware
Engineering for the Other 90%
Engineering HS Model Bridge Contest
Engineering of Everyday Things -- Page 7 Xray Photographs
Engineering of Everyday Things -- Curriculum Outline
Engineering of Everyday Things -- Page 1 Photograph Introduction
Engineering of Everyday Things -- Page 2 Lesson Plan
Engineering of Everyday Things -- Page 3 Teachers' Guide
Engineering of Everyday Things -- Page 4 Cool Stuff_Book Cover
Engineering of Everyday Things -- Page 5 Cool Stuff_ Book Photos
Engineering of Everyday Things -- Page 6 Cool Stuff_Book Photos_2
Engineering, Go For It!
Evolution of Feathers
Fairchild Tropical Botanic Garden
Flickr_ Math World photos
Fractal Arts Tutorial
Fractals -- What are Fractals?
Fractals and Benoit Mandelbrot
Fractals PBL Curriculum
Geometric Delights -- a blog
Geometry Course -- Open Reference interactive excellent course
Geometry History & Quotations
GeoSphere Gears in Motion
Glass Ball Juggler
GPS = Global Positioning System
Graphic Arts and Design
Hathi Trust -- Digitized Books
Heilbrunn Timeline of Art History
History of Engineering
History of Mathematics
History of the Computer Timeline
How do you... List of 100 Topics
How it's Made -- Science Channel
How to... Instructional Essay Writing
Human Geometry & the Performing Arts
India Arts - Kolam
Jobs, Steve - Apple
Kinetic Geometry Sculpture
Magic Mirror Box
Mathematics and Multimedia
Moon Express, Inc.
Museum of Mathematics
National Geographic Magazine
Nets for Geometric Solids
NOVA -- PBS TV -- Science
Orchids (and other Flowers)
Origami -- Erik Demaine -- MIT Geometry
Origami -- Robert Lang
Origami -- Sara Adams
Origami Resource Center -- K-12
Paper Craft -- Valentine's Cake
Paper Models of Polyhedra
Papercraft and Model-Building
Patents -- Apple, Inc.
Patents -- Google Search
Pavilion of Polyhedreality
Privacy in the Digital World...
Puppets and How to Make Them
Quilt Design Patterns
Spirals in Nature
Sports Courts and Fields
Tiffany Stained-Glass Lamps
Tools of Science and Math
Tools of Science and Math 2
Tools of Science and Math 3
Tools of Science and Math 4
Tools of Science and Math 5
Toys from Trash
Tsunami Wave (Physics) -- Tragedy in Japan
Union of Concerned Scientists
Wikis in the Classroom
Astronomy -- Night Sky Map
Astronomy -- Night Sky Map
The Evening Sky Map (for the Northern Hemisphere) each month helps you explore, learn, and enjoy viewing the night sky:
the moon, the planets, the constellations of stars, and deep space star clusters, galaxies, etc.
Find a natural safe dark sky place (perhaps your backyard or public park etc.) to view the night sky with family and friends
(often a local astronomy club has car-pools to drive to a safe "dark sky area" nearby your home...) with binoculars or shared telescope etc.
The Sky Map you can print for free is very helpful for locating constellations and other celestial objects to view and learn about...
just remember that when you are looking at a star, you are looking at something much bigger than our sun and much much farther away: distances in outer space are measured in "light years"...
A light year is the distance light travels in one Earth year (365 days)...
and light travels the fastest of most anything in the universe... 186,000 miles per second.
(There is a debate among scientists about the theoretical questions of the ultimate fastest possible speed in the universe...
you would have to do a Google Search to learn more about this...)
To give you an idea of a large distance you are familiar with, the sun is about 93 million miles away from the earth,
so that means that the light from the sun that warms your face and enters your eyes enabling you to see everyday objects and people around you etc. ...takes about 8 minutes from the sun to reach your eyes...
8 minutes = 8 x 60 seconds = 480 seconds
480 seconds x 186,000 miles per second = approximately 90 million miles...
When you look up at the sky, especially at night, you are looking at VAST distances in/through/across our universe...
and that also means you are looking back in/through/across VAST time in/through/across our universe : millions of years ago...
So your view of our world, called the planet Earth, is all of a sudden ......E......X......P......A......N......D......E......D......
to something Bigger than BIG... :-)
The sky that you take-for-granted everyday is actually the biggest "thing" in the universe...
because it is 'connected' or 'part of' the the Entire Universe...
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