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Einstein’s Legacy
Learn about X-rays, CAT scans, microwave ovens, and other inventions. See how physics is important to the technology that surrounds us in everyday life.

  Screen shot from siteGeography from Space
Test your knowledge of geography by playing "Geography from Space." Look at photos of Earth taken from satellites to figure out what part of Earth is shown.

  Screen shot from siteMillion Man March
Use satellite photographs to estimate the numbers of people at the Million Man March in Washington, D.C. in 1995.

  Screen shot from siteThe Satellite Site
At this website you’ll learn all about man-made satellites, including information about weather, Global Positioning technology, and communications. You can also build one of three satellites an interactive construction sets.

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