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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 college instructor) wishing to get started with some fun activities for helping students understand the sky and the objects in it.
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Technical Format: HTML/Text
Date Added to MERLOT: July 26, 2008
Date Modified in MERLOT: February 10, 2015
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Submitter: Andrew Fraknoi
Keywords: 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
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Language: English
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Avatar for Megan McElligatt
1 year ago

Megan McElligatt (Student)

Many benefical resources and lessons for many grade levels.

Time spent reviewing site: 30 minutes

Avatar for Veronica Bustinza
4 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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