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dc.contributor.authorMoldwin, M. B.
dc.date.accessioned2017-10-26T16:55:56Z
dc.date.available2017-10-26T16:55:56Z
dc.date.issued2000-04
dc.identifier.citationMoldwin, M. How big is our sun? (2000) Physics Teacher, 38 (2), pp. 115-116. Cited 1 time.en_US
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/11141/2136
dc.descriptionscale model of Earth and Sun , relativityen_US
dc.description.abstractPutting large numbers into human perspective by using ratios of a known quantity to an unknown quantity is an important scientific skill. An astronomy activity that encourages the use of estimation and helps students get a handle on large numbers is the making of a scale model of Earth and Sun that is relative in both size and distance.en_US
dc.language.isoen_USen_US
dc.rights©2000 The Authorsen_US
dc.rights.urihttps://publishing.aip.org/authors/web-posting-guidelinesen_US
dc.titleHow big is our sun?en_US
dc.typeArticleen_US
dc.identifier.doi10.1119/1.880444


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