Science-Astronomy-Education is for educational web sites of interest to educators, parents, students, and professionals emphasizing the teaching or learning of various aspects of astronomy or astrophysics. The best sites will try to teach or instruct about astronomy or astrophysics, although clear, easy-to-follow explanations of topics are useful as well. There are also sites here that talk about educational programs of all levels, including - but not limited to, grade school, college programs, and graduate schools. Education Astronomy Science.
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- Learn Learning Astronomy www
Learn about the universe by looking at animations, Astronomy, videos and photographs. Includes sections on backyard astronomy, earth and moon, the solar system, stars and galaxies. Learning Astronomy.
- Offers The National Schools Observatory www
Offers access to professional telescopes worldwide for observations made by school children and teachers. The National Schools Observatory.
- Provides Inquirer's Guide to the Universe www
Provides factual information about space and encourages space education through imaginative writing. Inquirer's Guide to the Universe.
- Tutorial From Stargazers to Starships www
Tutorial and historical exposition of the motion of Earth in space, Stargazers to Starships, Newtonian mechanics and spaceflight, on a high school level. From Stargazers to Starships.
- A Stanford SOLAR Center www
A collection of educational activities and resources based on Solar Oscillations Investigation (SOI) and Solar and Heliospheric Observatory (SOHO) data. Stanford SOLAR Center.
- Includes Astronomy In Your Hands www
Includes a collection of hands-on astronomy activities for classroom and home. Your Hands. A feature is the downloadable star wheel with a version available for every latitude on Earth. Astronomy In Your Hands.
- Discusses Space: An Exploration www
Discusses facts, Exploration, mysteries, theories, and activities, about the solar system. Space: An Exploration.
- An Association for Astronomy Education (AAE) www
An affiliate of the National Science Teachers Association. for Astronomy Education (AAE). Association for Astronomy Education (AAE).
- Yearly SAAS-FEE www
Yearly courses for post-graduate students that are offered by the Swiss Society of Astrophysics and Astronomy. SAAS-FEE. Page includes course topic, list of professors and venues. SAAS-FEE.
- The ESO Outreach www
The European Southern Observatory's program for student and kids. Outreach. Includes events, science shows and multimedia material. ESO Outreach.
- Provides Australia Telescope Outreach and Education www
Provides the media and the general public with information about the Australia Telescope National Facility and also provides educational resources on many aspects of astronomy. Australia Telescope Outreach and Education.
- SEGway SEGway: Science Education Gateway for Teachers www
SEGway provides commercial space science and astronomy lessons for grades 4-12, Science Education Gateway for Teachers, many with lesson plans and printable worksheets. Fast-loading interface lets teachers browse by grade and topic. SEGway: Science Education Gateway for Teachers.
- Provides Starsurfing www
Provides introductory information on the planets, Starsurfing, stars, constellations and galaxies. Also includes space news and a photograph gallery. Starsurfing.
- Non-profit International Research School of Planetary Sciences www
Non-profit organization devoted to research and post-graduate education. International Research School of Planetary Sciences.
- Helpful Chris Matzner's List of Resources www
Helpful links for graduate and undergraduate astronomy students. Matzner's List of Resources. Includes software information, literature topics, statistical data analysis, and presentation tips. Chris Matzner's List of Resources.
- Provides One-Minute Astronomer www
Provides short, Astronomer, easy to read articles on what can be seen in the night sky. Registered users can receive these free by email. One-Minute Astronomer.
- Learn Infrared Imaging www
Learn about infrared imaging by viewing a variety of objects in the infrared. Infrared Imaging.
- A Project Astro www
A national program creating partnerships between teachers and students in grades 4-9 with amateur and professional astronomers. Project Astro.
- Offers Astronomy Page for Science Explained www
Offers free lessons in astronomy. Page for Science Explained. The course runs from Covers identification of stars, constellations and planets, and physics. Astronomy Page for Science Explained.
- An National Astronomy Education Projects www
An evolving list of those projects and programs in astronomy education to which anyone from around the U. Astronomy Education Projects.S. can apply or from which anyone can receive materials. National Astronomy Education Projects.
- An Heavenly Mathematics: Highlights of Cultural Astronomy www
An interdisciplinary course on cultural astronomy. Mathematics: Highlights of Cultural Astronomy. The course has a goal of imparting an understanding of basic astronomical phenomena and an appreciation of their cultural significance throughout the world. Heavenly Mathematics: Highlights of Cultural Astronomy.
- HOU Hands-On Universe (HOU) www
HOU participants around the world request observations from an automated telescope, Universe (HOU), download images from a large image archive, and analyze them with the aid of user-friendly image processing software. Hands-On Universe (HOU).
- Shows Size of Solar System www
Shows Solar System true to scale. Solar System. Helps realize the vastness of distances between planets compared to planet sizes. Size of Solar System.
- PBS Mysteries of Deep Space www
PBS companion site explores the secrets of the universe with an interactive timeline, Deep Space, classroom activities, a trivia challenge, and questions and answers with experts. Mysteries of Deep Space.
- Learn EarthSpace www
Learn about Solar System, EarthSpace, space exploration and constellations. EarthSpace.
- An Celestial Navigation Net www
An annotated hub site of resources relating to navigating by the stars, Navigation Net, including theory, practice, history, instruments, and classroom links. Celestial Navigation Net.
- A Universe in the Classroom www
A free quarterly educational newsletter published by the ASP for teachers, the Classroom, youth group leaders, librarians, and anybody else who wants to help children of all ages learn more about the wonders of the universe. It is available either in printed form or electronically here on our website. Universe in the Classroom.
- ARVAL's Observatorio ARVAL www
ARVAL's site is dedicated to propagating astronomical information. ARVAL. All of it is bilingual (Spanish - English), except for the 'Astronomía Caraqueña' section, which contains local astronomical information centered around Caracas, Venezuela. Observatorio ARVAL.
- Home Star Gazer Home Page www
Home of Jack Horkheimer. Gazer Home Page. The first and only weekly TV series on naked eye astronomy. Star Gazer Home Page.
- Describes The History of Gamma-ray Astronomy www
Describes a bit of theory and plenty of actual examples of gamma rays being produced and detected. The History of Gamma-ray Astronomy.
- Discusses Multiwavelength Astronomy www
Discusses which celestial objects appear in each part of the spectrum and shows why there is a need to send telescopes into space. Astronomy. Page includes photos, games, classroom activities, and related resources. Multiwavelength Astronomy.
- Online Swinburne Astronomy www
Online degree granting program in astronomy offering courses for Master of Science and Graduate Diploma of Science. Astronomy. Based in Melbourne, Australia. Swinburne Astronomy.
- An Windows to the Universe www
An extensive astronomical learning system. the Universe. Articles available at three levels: beginner, intermediate, advanced. Windows to the Universe.
- An Astronomy Education in the United States www
An updated, Education in the United States, expanded version of an invited talk given by Andrew Fraknoi at the 189th Meeting of the American Astronomical Society, held in Toronto, Canada in January 1997. Astronomy Education in the United States.
- A Astrophysics Visualization Archive www
A searchable, Visualization Archive, curated collection of scientific visualizations and animations relating to astronomy, astrophysics and space science. This educational component of the Virtual Observatory is intended for scientists, students and the general public. Astrophysics Visualization Archive.
- Recommended Spanish Language Astronomy Materials Education Center www
Recommended materials sorted by type and by grade level (including college and instructor level). Spanish Language Astronomy Materials Education Center.
- A OurNightSky www
A site designed for astronomy education and to increase public awareness. OurNightSky. Provides information on the planets, stars and universe and some astrophotography. OurNightSky.
- Part-time Evening Diploma in Astronomy www
Part-time undergraduate Diploma in Astronomy by evening study at UCL, Diploma in Astronomy, London. Evening Diploma in Astronomy.
- A Teaching Astronomy Blog www
A blog to comment on and discuss resources and research in astronomy education at the introductory college level. Teaching Astronomy Blog.
- Blogging Star Stryder www
Blogging the sky one sidereal day at a time. Star Stryder.
- Gallery, Rick Costello Space Art Paintings www
Gallery, Costello Space Art Paintings, about the artist, and essays. Rick Costello Space Art Paintings.
- Lecture Cosmological Models www
Lecture notes for graduate-level lectures originally given at the 1998 Cargese summer school, Models, by George Ellis and Henk van Elst. The notes give a systematic presentation of a 1+3 covariant approach to studying the geometry, dynamics, and observational properties of the cosmological models of general relativity. Cosmological Models.
- A Science and Reason: The Big Bang www
A fairly complete overview of current cosmological models, and Reason: The Big Bang, from the cosmological principle to cosmic expansion and the physics of the early universe. Uses very simple formulas. Science and Reason: The Big Bang.
- Student Orbital Laboratory www
Student designed experiment aboard the International Space Station. Laboratory. Students can monitor their payload and compare it to their own ground based control. Orbital Laboratory.
- Consists Space Systems Laboratory, University of Maryland www
Consists of understanding how you do work in space; with people, Systems Laboratory, University of Maryland, with robots and how the two work together. Space Systems Laboratory, University of Maryland.
- Physics Physics Reference www
Physics symbols, Reference, constants, and SI units, prefixes and rules. Physics Reference.
- Addressing Glass: Liquid or Solid - Science vs. an Urban Legend www
Addressing the widespread misconception according to which glass is a liquid. Glass: Liquid or Solid - Science vs. an Urban Legend.
- Rendezvous African Eclipse Cruises www
Rendezvous at Sea with Ted Pedas, Eclipse Cruises, a pioneer of shipboard astronomy. 'Voyages to Darkness' positioned in the Indian Ocean to intercept the Dec 4,2002 solar eclipse. African Eclipse Cruises.
- Specialist Eclipse Traveller www
Specialist tour operator based in Orlando, Traveller, Florida, USA. Provides information on some past trips and gives details of future escorted tours for small groups. Eclipse Traveller.
- Wat.tv Vidéos et fichiers "astronomie" www
Wat. fichiers "astronomie".tv met à disposition de nombreuses vidéos d'astronomie, consultables en ligne en plein écran. Vidéos et fichiers "astronomie".
- La Les Débrouillards www
La science mise en avant et expliquée pour les enfants de manière très soignée, Débrouillards, Canada. Les Débrouillards.
- Multi Muse www
Multi Unit Spectroscopic Explorer. Muse. A second generation integral field spectrograph for the VLT. Proposed to European Southern Observatory (ESO) by the Centre de Recherche Astronomique de Lyon (CRAL). Muse.
- Computes Astronomical Applications Department, U.S. Naval Observatory www
Computes the position, Applications Department, U.S. Naval Observatory, brightness, and other observable characteristics of celestial bodies, as well as the circumstances of astronomical phenomena. Includes information on calendars and related topics. Astronomical Applications Department, U.S. Naval Observatory.
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