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Internet Links

Following are links to Internet resources that can be used to support instruction of the Math World feature for this chapter.

The Maya Calendar
Check out this fascinating site on many Mayan achievements. You can explore the Mayan calendar. If you have a Java-enabled browser, you can convert any date into the Mayan calendar date. This site also features information on Mayan mathematics, writings, and astronomy.
http://www.michielb.nl/maya/calendar.html

Solar System Simulator
This wonderful site from NASA will provide a graphic of a view from space when you set the controls for the place to look at, the place to look from, and the date and time. For a view of a lunar eclipse as seen from the sun, try setting the simulator to view ...The Moon from The Sun on January 31, 1999 at 16:00 GMT. Then reset the time for an hour or two later and view again.
http://space.jpl.nasa.gov/


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