Astro Links for Teachers.
Astro Links for Teachers.
Note: The following categorizations have been made by someone who is
not a teacher! Therefore, please browse all the sites, as you
may find something very useful to you outside your grade level category.
American Association for the Advancement
of Science. News and articles about science, science policy, and science
American Association of Physics
Teachers. Dedicated to assisting science teachers.
Society. Eastbay amateur astronomy club.
European Space Agency's Astrophysics
Division. Astronews and mission updates from Europe.
National Academy of Science.
News and articles about topics in science.
National Science Foundation.
News and articles about science and science education.
NASA's Origin. Studying
the structure of the Universe for over 12 billion years.
Science Daily Magazine.
Daily news from the forefronts of science. Also has useful links and
Science Online. The
online version of Science magazine, published by the American Association
for the Advancement of Science.
Scientific American. The
online version of Scientific American.
Sky Online. Homepage of
Sky and Telescope, CCD Astronomy, and Skywatch '98 magazines, this site
has links to various astro articles and websites.
Teacher's Online. Articles
for teachers, by teachers, about teaching.
U.S. Department of Education. Check
out the Federal Resourse for Educational
Organizations and Journals
Telescope Observatory. This fine site features a remotely accessible
43 cm robotic telescope. The site also has Stars & Galaxies, an online
CD ROM with audio and video clips. The Nuffield Research Project is an
online basic guide to practical astronomy, with projects for students ages 7 to
Hands on Universe. Lawrence
Berkeley Lab hosts this very well done remote access telescope site. It
features a high school curriculum, on-line activities, and a library of
images. Note that there is a participation fee for complete access.
Page. The Remote Access Astronomy Project at UC Santa Barbarba features
a remotely accessible 14 inch Celestron telescope. The site offers
instruction in submitting observation requests to the telescope and
downloading the requested images. Other components of RAAP include a
challenging curriculum developed for high school physics and astronomy
classes, and a wealth of high quality images.
Blue Web'n Learning Site Library. An in-depth table of activities,
tutorials, lesson plans, and projects in science and other disciplines. A
Public Outreach Page. This site, located at UC San Diego, maintains a
well organized lists of links.
CfPA On-line Demos. An index of hands-on demos designed for use in the
GalacticSky Charts. A
great site which lets you make star charts for any location. It also
features an explanation of the celestial sphere, and some astro links.
P.S. The Bay Area is at 37.5 degrees, northern latitude.
Spacecraft Library. A NASA maintained library of all spacecraft,
including images, and somewhat technical descriptions of missions.
Radio Astronomy Observatory's BIG List of Educational Links. No
kidding; this is a HUGE list of links, with descriptions, maintained by
A teacher's guide to teaching classical dynamics to fourth through
seventh graders using nothing more than a Jungle-Gym. An excellent site!
Physics. A source of project ideas for high school physics teachers.
Discussion Group. Use your e-mail for more than getting and sending
memos; join a science discussion group. Topics change, and you get to tell
everyone about this web site!
Calendar. Interested in what's happening today, or what happened this
date in the past? This site has it.
Wester's Online. An on-line curriculum. Note that knowledge of vectors
is a pre-requisite.
Miscellaneous Astro Links
Last modified: 7/3/1998, by Paul Shestople
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