Astronomy Basics - Gain a basic knowledge of the solar system, comets, asteroids, and galaxies.
Astronomy Education in the United States - An updated, expanded version of Andrew Fraknoi’s talk at the 189th Meeting of the American Astronomical Society. Fraknoi was invited to speak at the event in January 1997 in Toronto, Canada.
Astronomy In Your Hands - A collection of hands-on astronomy activities for home and class use. One activity is a downloadable star wheel containing all of the Earth’s latitudes.
Astrophysics Visualization Archive - This curated collection of scientific animations and visuals covers the subjects of astronomy, space science, and astrophysics. This section of the Virtual Observatory is intended for students, scientists, and the general public.
Blossoms Of Science - Science Education Center - The staff on this astronomy and education resource group include teachers, researchers, and teams working science education curriculum. Site includes an interactive astronomy school.
Chris Matzner's List of Resources - Includes links on literature topics, software information, presentation tips, and statistical data analysis for undergraduate and graduate astronomy students.
CosmicVoyage - Learn more about cosmic evolution, from Big Bang theory to Human life in our virtual museum and planetarium.
Earth and Sky - Home of the world-renowned science radio program ‘Earth and Sky.’
ESO Outreach - This European Southern Observatory's student program includes science shows, events, and multimedia resource material.
Hands-On Universe (HOU) - Worldwide HOU users find observations from an automated telescope. Second, they download the images from a large image archive. Finally, they analyze them using image processing software.
Multiwavelength Astronomy - Explore the celestial objects in each part of the spectrum and discover the importance of sending telescopes into space. Site includes games, classroom activities, photos and related resources.
Mysteries of Deep Space - This PBS companion site explores the universe using classroom activities, an interactive timeline, a trivia challenge, and discussions with experts.
Observatorio ARVAL - Devoted to the growth and progress of astronomy information. Site is in both English and Spanish. However, the 'Astronomía Caraqueña' section, containing local astronomical information from the Caracas, Venezuela region, is available only in Spanish.
Stanford SOLAR Center - This site contains a collection of resources and activities based on Solar and Heliospheric Observatory (SOHO) and Solar Oscillations Investigation (SOI) data. For educational use.
Star Gazer Home Page - This is the first (and only) weekly TV series about naked eye astronomy. The home of Jack Horkheimer.
Swinburne Astronomy - Based in Melbourne, Australia, this online astronomy program offers courses leading to either a Master of Science or Graduate Diploma of Science.
Universe in the Classroom - The ASP publishes a free quarterly educational newsletter for youth group leaders, librarians, teachers, and anyone else with a desire to help educate children in the wonders of the universe. Available in both printed and electronic form.
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