Simulations

Learn how certain real life processes work by checking out the following interactive simulations.

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NASA STEM @ Home Resources | NASA Online
NASA STEM @ Home Resources | NASA Online

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Resources that students/parents/caregivers may use for at-home learning are available here: K-4 @ Home Learning: https://www.nasa.gov/stem-at-home-for-students-k-4.html 5-8 @ Home Learning: https:/...
Microscope | Hobby Shop
Microscope | Hobby Shop

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In this activity, students use a virtual biology lab to perform investigations and learn lab procedures using compound and dissecting microscopes to look at a variety of animal and plant cells.
Balloon Blast | Hobby Shop
Balloon Blast | Hobby Shop

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Learn how velocity and distance work in this balloon blast game. A catapult is a military device that was used in ancient and medieval times to hurl stones, spears, and other objects. There were many...
Rocket | Hobby Shop
Rocket | Hobby Shop

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In this science-based game, choose and customize a rocket. Launch your rocket and learn about Newton's Laws.
The Three Rivers  | RiverVenture
The Three Rivers | RiverVenture

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After floating through the hilly Piedmont, you arrive at the Sandhills of South Carolina. Between 55 and 100 million years ago the sea level was higher and the coast was farther inland. Marine fossils...
The Estuary | RiverVenture
The Estuary | RiverVenture

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RiverVenture needs your help! Riverventure Headquarters has heard reports of problems in the estuary. A sign warns people not to collect or eat shellfish such as oysters and clams. People are testing...
Catawba River | RiverVenture
Catawba River | RiverVenture

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From the Appalachian Mountains, the Catawba River south through the Carolina Piedmont, where it becomes the Wateree River and eventually flows out to the Atlantic Ocean as the Santee River. From the...
Plate Movements - Lateral | NASA Online
Plate Movements - Lateral | NASA Online

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At a lateral plate boundary, plates slide past each other. The San Andreas fault in California is an example of a transform plate boundary, where the Pacific Plate slides past the North American Plate...
Plate Movements - Convergent | NASA Online
Plate Movements - Convergent | NASA Online

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At a convergent plate boundary, lithospheric plates move toward each other. The west margin of the South American continent, where the oceanic Nazca Plate is pushed toward and beneath the continental...
Plate Movements - Divergent | NASA Online
Plate Movements - Divergent | NASA Online

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At a divergent plate boundary lithospheric plates move away from each other. As the two sides move away from each other, magma wells up from the Earth's interior. It then solidifies into rock as it is...