These sites demonstrate rotation, revolution, and the orbit of planets and moons in our solar system. Includes information about day/night cycles, rotational periods, constellations, moon phases, and telling time. Includes links to eThemes Resources on earth’s moon, eclipses, and planets.
This site generates complete maps of the stars in the sky or a view of the horizon from a particular direction. Enter the latitude/longitude of your location or click "Set for Nearby City" and choose a location.
Instructions for making and using a simple sundial. This site has lots of information about time from different perspectives. It also has many activities to do online, at home, or in the classroom. Click on "Teacher's Guide" for more activities.
This site uses illustrations of the solar system to describe Kepler's findings that the planets have fixed orbits. You can look at the current positions of the inner planets. Click on "Animation" to see the planets revolve around the sun.