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Title: The Astronomy Center
Url: https://www.compadre.org/astronomy/?
Publisher: Astronomy Center
Description: The wonder and mystery associated with distant objects in space has fascinated humans for millennia, and young people today remain eager to learn about the world of astronomy. Introducing various concepts and processes associated with this branch of science in the classroom can be daunting, so educators and the curious public will be glad to learn of the existence of The Astronomy Center website. Sponsored by the American Astronomical Society, the American Association of Physics Teachers, and the National Science Digital Library, the site is a clearinghouse of digital resources that can serve as teaching aids, or as just a way to learn more about the world of astronomy. The site's homepage includes an "Astronomy News" area, complete with links to relevant news stories (such as discoveries of newly discovered space objects) and a feature that allows users to browse resources by type (such as labs or simulations) or topic.
LC Classification: Science -- Astronomy -- Communication in astronomy -- Computer network resources
Science -- Astronomy -- Descriptive astronomy -- Solar system -- Planets. Planetology -- Communication of planetological information -- Computer network resources
Science -- Astronomy -- Descriptive astronomy -- Universe. Space. Space sciences -- Study and teaching. Research
Science -- Astronomy -- Study and teaching. Research
GEM Subject: Science
Educational Technology
Educational Technology -- Multimedia education
Educational Technology -- Educational media
Science -- Astronomy
Educational Technology -- Technology
Educational Technology -- Instructional issues
Resource Type: Dataset
Reference Material
Instructional Material
Audio/Visual -- Movie/Animation
Audio/Visual -- Image/Image Set
Instructional Material -- Lesson/Lesson Plan
Format: Video -- WMV
Document -- PDF
Document -- HTML
Video -- Quicktime
Audience: Educator
Education Level: Vocational/Professional Development Education
Language: English
Rights: Astronomy Center
Access Rights: Free access
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