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Moving Targets The Doppler effective interactive
Launch the interactive to find out about the Doppler Effect using sound and moves on to redshift from stars.

The solar system and outer space activity (BBC Bitesize)
Watch the animation on conductionhow stars form, fusion, the life cycle of stars, structure of the Universe, and the Big Bang then do the quiz!

Stars activity (BBC Bitesize)
Watch the animation on the life cycle of stars.

Life cycle of a star (BBC Bitesize)
Read all about the life cycle of a star. Then try the activity and do the test!

Amazing Space!
Choose one of the topics and learn more about telescopes, spectra, galaxies, comets and gravity. Get some help with your homework by selecting Homework Help on the left hand side.

Download Celestia!
Download the free Celestia software to explore the Solar System and beyond.

Animated Hertzsprung-Russell diagram
Explore the interactive Hertzsprung-Russell diagram, designed to explain the lifecycle of a star with the mass of our Sun. Click 'Coninue' to see what happens to our Sun.

Make your own Lifecycle of a Star poster
A site with everything you need, including great pictures, to make your own poster of the lifecycle of a star.

Animated timelind of the Big Bang
Use the green joystick to move backwards and forwards in time using this flash animation. Click on the blue box for more information.

3D Satellite tracking in real time from NASA
Find out where satellites, including the International Space Station, are now using this site from NASA.

The Scale of the Universe
Play this animation to find out about your place in the Universe using the animation.

Eyes on the Solar System
Fly through the Solar System and find out all about the objects in it using this animation.

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