Peer Review for material titled "An Ancient Universe: How Astronomers Know the Vast Scale of Cosmic Time"
eTextbook Reviews for material titled "An Ancient Universe: How Astronomers Know the Vast Scale of Cosmic Time"
User Rating for material titled "An Ancient Universe: How Astronomers Know the Vast Scale of Cosmic Time"
Member Comments for material titled "An Ancient Universe: How Astronomers Know the Vast Scale of Cosmic Time"
Bookmark Collections for material titled "An Ancient Universe: How Astronomers Know the Vast Scale of Cosmic Time"
Course ePortfolios for material titled "An Ancient Universe: How Astronomers Know the Vast Scale of Cosmic Time"
Learning Exercises for material titled "An Ancient Universe: How Astronomers Know the Vast Scale of Cosmic Time"
Accessibility Info for material titled "An Ancient Universe: How Astronomers Know the Vast Scale of Cosmic Time"
Please enter a Bookmark title
Please limit Bookmark title to 65 characters
Please enter a description
Please limit Bookmark title to 4000 characters
A Bookmark with this title already existed.
Please limit a note about this material to 2048 characters
Search all MERLOT
Select to go to your profile
Select to go to your workspace
Select to go to your Dashboard Report
Select to go to your Content Builder
Select to log out
Search Terms
Enter username
Enter password
Please give at least one keyword of at least three characters for the search to work with. The more keywords you give, the better the search will work for you.
Select OK to launch help window
Cancel help

MERLOT II

Advanced Search



        

Search > Material Results >

An Ancient Universe: How Astronomers Know the Vast Scale of Cosmic Time

        

An Ancient Universe: How Astronomers Know the Vast Scale of Cosmic Time

Logo for An Ancient Universe: How Astronomers Know the Vast Scale of Cosmic Time
In many US states, religious fundamentalists are not only challenging the teaching of evolution but also attacking astronomy, for teaching that the universe is much older than these believers would prefer it to be. In response, the American Astronomical Society and the Astronomical Society of the Pacific issued an information packet for educators, students, and the public about how we know the age of the universe and that it evolves.
Technical Format: PDF
Date Added to MERLOT: July 26, 2008
Date Modified in MERLOT: August 27, 2013
Authors:
Submitter: Andrew Fraknoi
Keywords: creationism, astronomy education, age of the universe, debunking pseudoscience, cosmic evolution, cosmology, astronomy, evolution

Quality

  • Reviewed by members of Editorial board for inclusion in MERLOT.
    Editor Review (not reviewed)
  • User Rating (not rated)
  • Comments (none)
  • Learning Exercises (none)
  • Bookmark Collections (none)
  • Course ePortfolios (none)
  • Accessibility Info (none)

  • Rate this material
  • Create a learning exercise
  • Add accessibility information
  • Pick a Bookmark Collection or Course ePortfolio to put this material in or scroll to the bottom to create a new Bookmark Collection
    Name the Bookmark Collection to represent the materials you will add
    Describe the Bookmark Collection so other MERLOT users will know what it contains and if it has value for their work or teaching. Other users can copy your Bookmark Collection to their own profile and modify it to save time.
    Edit the information about the material in this {0}
    Submitting Bookmarks...

About

Primary Audience: Middle School, High School, College General Ed, College Lower Division
Mobile Compatibility: Not specified at this time
Technical Requirements:  
Language: English
Cost Involved: no
Source Code Available: yes
Accessiblity Information Available: unsure
Creative Commons: unsure

Connections





QR Code for this Page

Users who viewed this material also viewed...

Discussion

Discussion for An Ancient Universe: How Astronomers Know the Vast Scale of Cosmic Time

Log in to participate in the discussions or Sign up if you are not already a MERLOT member.

Return to Top of Page