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Title: Traditions of the Sun
Url: http://www.traditionsofthesun.org/
Publisher: United States. National Aeronautics and Space Administration
Description: This educational web site explores the desire shared by past civilizations and today's society to observe and study the sun. The site features two interactive modules, which include satellite images, aerial photographs, panoramic pictures, time-lapse videos and other multimedia. Each module is focused on a different ancient culture: Maya in the Yucatan and Native Americans in Chaco Canyon. The site is a collaboration among NASA; the National Park Service at Chaco Canyon; the Instituto Nacional de Antropología e Historia and Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México in Mexico; Space Imaging and Ideum, a media design company.
LC Classification: History (America) -- America -- Indians of North America -- Tribes and cultures, A-Z -- Mayas
History (America) -- Latin America. Spanish America -- South America -- Antiquities. Indians -- Topics (Ancient and modern), A-Z -- Astronomy
Science -- Astronomy -- Descriptive astronomy -- Solar system -- Sun
Science -- Astronomy -- History -- Ancient
GEM Subject: Science -- Earth science
Science -- Astronomy
Science -- Instructional issues
Religion -- History
Social studies -- Anthropology
Social studies -- Instructional issues
Social studies -- World history
Key Concept: Geography -- Folk culture
Astronomy -- Sun
Date Issued: 2005-11-03
Resource Type: Instructional Materials
InteractiveResource (DCMI Type Vocabulary)
Reading Materials
Science Materials
Format: html
Audience: College/University Instructors
Elementary School Teachers
General Public
Higher Education
Middle School Teachers
Secondary Education
University First Cycle
University Postgrad
University Second Cycle
Language: English
Rights: UC Regents
Access Rights: Free access
Source: DLESE
Full Record Views: 25
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