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View Resource Astronomy Diagnostic Test (ADT) Version 2.0

This is a diagnostic test developed by the Collaboration for Astronomy Education Research (CAER) for astronomy teachers teaching non-science majors at the introductory level. The first twenty one questions are content based and the last twelve collect demographic information. The test is free of charge for introductory astronomy faculty members to use, with some agreed upon guidelines. In...

View Resource Starry Skies

This site is a collection of articles about astronomy. There are articles on many varied topics having to do with astronomy. There is also extensive information on all of the constellations. Numerous activities are interspersed throughout this website that could be used in the classroom.

View Resource Mask of the Black God: The Pleiades in Navajo Cosmology

This interdisciplinary case study will help students learn about celestial coordinates and constellations in the context of a Navajo legend. Learners will have the opportunity to determine celestial coordinates, locate the sun on the celestial sphere for any day of the year, and describe the location of a given constellation in relation to other prominent nearby constellations. The lesson could...

View Resource The Encyclopedia of Suns

Welcome to the Encyclopedia of Suns! Many people are interested in astronomical research that touches on the relationship between astronomy and biology, or at least the possibility of biology on planets other than Earth. The popularity of research efforts such as the Search for Extraterrestrial Intelligence (SETI) and extrasolar planet discovery, especially among the public, shows how strong a...

View Resource Munich Astro Archiv Constellation Pages

This site, created by C. Kronberg of Students for the Exploration and Development of Space, offers a list of the 88 constellations in the sky. Each constellation has a link to more information about it. The information will cover data and descriptions about the stars, deepsky objects, and meteor showers. Also available are tables with the brightest stars of each constellation.

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