About the Applets

A listing of all Flash Applets used in the website

So what is an applet? An applet is an interactive learning tool that acts like a mini-program. Users will interact with the program through different means, including movie controller buttons and other labelled buttons and input windows.

The applets used in this website have been designed as teaching and learning tools to be used by both teachers and students in an attempt to augment the curriculum.

Module 1: Introduction to the Day and Night Sky

Module 2: The Sun and the Stars

Module 3: The Earth and the Moon

Module 4: The Planets

Module 5: Comets, Meteors and Asteroids

Module 6: The Milky Way and Beyond