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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- Offers The National Schools Observatory www
Offers access to professional telescopes worldwide for observations made by school children and teachers. The National Schools Observatory.
- 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.
- 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.
- 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.
- 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.
- 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.
- 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.
- 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.
- 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.
- 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.
- 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 Project Astro www
A national program creating partnerships between teachers and students in grades 4-9 with amateur and professional astronomers. Project Astro.
- 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.
- 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.
- 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.
- 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.
- 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.
- 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.
- 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.
- 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 Starsurfing www
Provides introductory information on the planets, Starsurfing, stars, constellations and galaxies. Also includes space news and a photograph gallery. Starsurfing.
- 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.
- Learn Infrared Imaging www
Learn about infrared imaging by viewing a variety of objects in the infrared. Infrared Imaging.
- 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.
- 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).
- 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.
- 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.
- An Association for Astronomy Education (AAE) www
An affiliate of the National Science Teachers Association. for Astronomy Education (AAE). Association for Astronomy Education (AAE).
- 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.
- 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.
- 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.
- 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.
- 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.
- Learn EarthSpace www
Learn about Solar System, EarthSpace, space exploration and constellations. EarthSpace.
- 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.
- The ESO Outreach www
The European Southern Observatory's program for student and kids. Outreach. Includes events, science shows and multimedia material. ESO Outreach.
- 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.
- Images, The Edge of Nowhere www
Images, Edge of Nowhere, events, news, information, games, awards, and links. The Edge of Nowhere.
- Visual Astronomical Observatory www
Visual and CCD photomety, Observatory, including classic and digital astrophotography. Presents equipment and resources. Located near Plomin in eastern Istria, Croatia. Astronomical Observatory.
- Collection Cosmology www
Collection of articles about various aspects of cosmology, Cosmology, from the physics of the big bang phase to the shape of the universe. Part of the "Spotlights on Relativity" series on Einstein Online; written for a general audience. Cosmology.
- Companion Faith and Reason: Cosmology www
Companion site to the PBS mini-series "Faith & Reason". and Reason: Cosmology. The cosmology section discusses the challenge to traditional Christian views posed by the scientific understanding of cosmological evolution, and ways in which they might be reconciled. Faith and Reason: Cosmology.
- Children's Texas Space Grant Consortium Public Service Projects www
Children's programs, Space Grant Consortium Public Service Projects, activities and service projects related to space science. Also includes interactive learning resources on Mars and the moon. Texas Space Grant Consortium Public Service Projects.
- Construct-it-yourself Scale Model Communication Satellites www
Construct-it-yourself model communication satellites for educational and professional use. Scale Model Communication Satellites.
- School HSC Physics www
School of Physics, Physics, University of New South Wales. Details about professional development workshops for physics teachers intended to provide background and advice on the Stage 6 HSC syllabus. Some resources related to this workshop are found on the site. HSC Physics.
- Articles, Mathematical Thinking in Physics www
Articles, Thinking in Physics, essays, and problems designed for students to learn more about the importance of math in the study and application of physics. Mathematical Thinking in Physics.
- Offers Voyages of Discovery www
Offers tours with an astronomical orientation mixed with sightseeing. Discovery. Tours are for small groups escorted by travel professionals and science experts. Voyages of Discovery.
- 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.
- Page Les Planètes www
Page sur l'astronomie, Planètes, Ecole Lartigue, Lons. Les Planètes.
- Présentation Astronomie www
Présentation des planètes du Système Solaire. Astronomie.
- Introductory Astronomy www
Introductory article provided by Citizendium, Astronomy, a developing encyclopedia project. Astronomy.
- A A Review of the Universe: Structures, Evolutions, Observations, and Theories www
A retired physicist surveys the entire extent of the universe touching upon phenomenon from the largest to the smallest size and covering the entire cosmic interval from past to present. A Review of the Universe: Structures, Evolutions, Observations, and Theories.
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