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Beyond the Solar System: Expanding the Universe in the Classroom

Beyond the Solar System: Expanding the Universe in the Classroom

This DVD combines the latest scientific and educational research to help teachers in grades 8-12 deepen their own and their students� understanding of our universe and of the nature of science. Produced by the Harvard-Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics in association with NASA, Beyond the Solar System is filled with video, print, and online resources. It is designed for Earth and space science educators, physical science educators, professional development providers, and classroom use. The National Science Education Standards includes the topic of origin and evolution of the universe as part of the essential content of Earth and space science understanding. Yet providing concrete, inquiry-based experiences for students to learn these concepts can be a challenge for teachers. Beyond the... Show More

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