Alien Earths – Build Your Own Solar System – Test Out Gravity

Alien Earths – Build Your Own Solar System – Test Out Gravity  – This is a fun, interactive gravity simulation tool. You can drag planets and stars from the “toolbox” at the top of the screen, and they start revolving around the central sun. Depending where you place them, they will either achieve stable orbits, or gravity may ing them out of the system altogether, or worse – be destroyed. Go play around with gravity!


Nathan Smith

Nathan Smith is Director of Technology for the College of Education and Human Services at Utah State University. In that role, he also directs The Adele & Dale Young Education Technology Center (The YETC) located in room 170 of the Education Building on Utah State University's Logan campus. The YETC is a combination student open­access computer facility, a K­12 curriculum materials library, a NASA Educator Resource Center for Utah, and a technology training center. Nathan served eight years (2004­2012) on the Board of Directors for the Utah Coalition for Education Technology (UCET) He was re­elected in 2014 to serve another two year term on the board. A former elementary school teacher, Nathan has taught students every age from young children to senior citizens. He has had the opportunity beginning in 2011 to train international high school teachers from all over the world about technology in education, through the U.S. State

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