What does Earth's orbit around the Sun look like? What would a greater eccentricity of the track cause?
What induces the seasons? How high is the sun over the year in different latitudes? And how would the situation change when the Earth's axis had a different slope?
Can you explain what Solar time is and what is it derived from? What is the length of the bright day at different places on Earth?
What zone time is currently in different cities on Earth? View an interactive map!
How do the moon phases that we can see from the Earth originate?
When there is an eclipse of the Sun or Moon, what is the Moon phase? And why there is not eclipse occurring every time of that stage? Explore the mechanism of the solar and lunar eclipse!
When will the solar or lunar eclipse occur in the future, and where will it be observable?
Where on Earth does the high tide and low tide occur? Explore a 3D animation of this phenomenon!
Take an interactive "walk" through the Solar system.
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Can you imagine what distances between the planets are and what dimensions do they have? Experience a map application that will present these enormous distances and dimensions in a familiar environment.
The app Earth Space Lab is designed especially for teaching the topic of the Earth as a planet at grammar or elementary schools (geography, physics). The application consists of individual learning objects that can be used independently. Some learning objects are external - they are only referred to.
This app was created by Václav Černík (firstname.lastname@example.org) as part of his diploma thesis at the Faculty of Science, Charles University in 2017 (supervisor RNDr. Marek Křížek, Ph.D.).
Any comments can be sent to e-mail email@example.com.