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Astronomy Activities for Teachers on the Web

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Date Added to MERLOT: July 26, 2008
Date Modified in MERLOT: February 16, 2014
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Submitter : Andrew Fraknoi


An annotated list of some of the best hands-on activities for teaching astronomy that are available without charge on the web. Originally put together for Timothy Ferris PBS special "Seeing in the Dark", this listing remains available on the PBS web site and can be a good starting point for a K-12 teacher (or even a community... More

hands-on activities, astronomy activities, sky, astronomy education, astronomy teaching, constellations, Moon, stars, astronomy

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Primary Audience: Grade School, Middle School, High School, College General Ed
Mobile Compatibility: Not specified at this time
Language: English
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Avatar for Megan McElligatt
24 weeks ago

Megan McElligatt (Student)

Many benefical resources and lessons for many grade levels.

Time spent reviewing site: 30 minutes

Avatar for Veronica Bustinza
2 years ago

Veronica Bustinza (Student)

This site contains many ideas for teachers to teach astronomy in the classroom.

Time spent reviewing site: 10 minutes
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