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    The International Association for Astronomical Studies (IAAS) - A group of junior high and high school students interested in aerospace and astronomical sciences.

    Mysteries of Deep Space - This PBS companion site explores the secrets of the universe with an interactive timeline, classroom activities, a trivia challenge, Q&A with experts, and more.

    ROBOsky.com - Users can personally control professional astronomical observatories over the internet in real-time.

    Astronomy Page for Science Explained - Offers free lessons in astronomy. The course runs from January throughout the year, but you can learn a lot from it anytime. Covers identification of stars, constellations and planets, physics etc. It covers the universe! An excellent site for homeschoolers or other distance learners.

    Association for Astronomy Education (AAE) - An affiliate of the National Science Teachers Association.

    Infrared Imaging - Learn about infrared imaging by viewing a variety of objects in the infrared.

    Star Gazer Home Page - Home of Jack Horkheimer. The first and only weekly TV series on naked eye astronomy.

    Stanback Planetarium NASA Educator Resource Center - at South Carolina State University. Providing educators with current aerospace and astronautical educational materials.

    The Official Young Astronaut Program - Hands-on activities for kids in K-3, 4-6 and 7-9. Aerospace theme piques interest while strengthening science, math and technology skills.

    Space Art through the Ages - Getty contribution to Mars Millennium Project: Interdisciplinary activities combine students' scientific understanding of the universe with their own creativity and imagination.

    Project Radio Jove - is an educational project to involve secondary school students in collecting and analyzing observations of the natural radio emissions of the planet Jupiter and the Sun. Participating students get hands-on experience in gathering and working with space science data.

    CISM Summer School at Boston University - A two-week summer school in space weather phenomena, consequences, and modeling. Find details about the program and an application.

    Properties of Our Solar System - Introductory course taught at the University of Oregon. Includes course materials and many links to supplementary resources.

    CosmicVoyage - Virtual museum and planetarium. Learn about cosmic evolution, from Big Bang to Man.

    Black Holes to Blackboards-Science for the Masses - An article on why high school courses in Astronomy are important.

    Internet Astronomy School (IAS) - Designed as an online school for students from the 4th grade to the end of high school. Apart from the fact that students can study in it directly from their homes, it is intended to be used by science teachers within the framework of their science courses.

    Earth and Sky - Home of the popular international science radio program Earth and Sky.

    Swinburne Astronomy - Online degree granting program in astronomy offering courses for Master of Science and Graduate Diploma of Science. Based in Melbourne, Australia.

    Windows to the Universe - An extensive astronomical learning system. Articles available at three levels: beginner, intermediate, advanced.

    Astronomy Trivia - Java game.

    Astronomy Picture of the Day's Educational Links - A list of resources that excel in astronomy education. Each is distinctly different, having been chosen to highlight a wide range of interests.

    National Astronomy Education Projects - This is an evolving list of those projects and programs in astronomy education to which anyone from around the U.S. can apply or from which anyone can receive materials.

    Black Holes to Blackboards-Getting a Global Sense - Despite assertions by some of a flat Earth, we really do live on a ball that's spinning through space. Here's a an exercise in visualizing our rotating planet.

    Walk the Solar System - JavaScript calculator of sizes and distances of solar system bodies for making a scale model.

    Universe in the Classroom - A free quarterly educational newsletter published by the ASP for teachers, youth group leaders, librarians, and anybody else who wants to help children of all ages learn more about the wonders of the universe. It is available either in printed form or electronically here on our website.

    Astronomy Education in the United States - This is an updated, expanded version of an invited talk given by Andrew Fraknoi at the 189th Meeting of the American Astronomical Society, held in Toronto, Canada in January 1997.

    Resources for Middle School Science - A teacher resource to enhance astronomy education from Project SPICA.

    Interior Sundials - A site to enable teachers and others to construct a unique indoor sundial.

    Asteroid Search - Astronomy 411 course: standard topics in astronomy such as the Solar system, stars, galaxies, and the structure of the Universe.

    Size of Solar System - Shows Solar System true to scale. Helps realize the vastness of distances between planets compared to planet sizes.

    EarthSpace - Learn about Solar System, space exploration and constellations.

    Journey into the Heavens - From birth of the universe to our nine planets.

    Blossoms Of Science - Science Education Center - An astronomy and education research group. The staff include researchers, teachers and teams working on courseware for science education. The site contains an on-line, interactive astronomy school.

    Multiwavelength Messier Museum - A multiwavelength view of objects in space from NASA's infrared astronomy center (IPAC). A detailed tutorial accompanies each set of images. This site will be regularly updated with new objects.

    Astronomy 101 - College-standard introductory course to astronomy from University of Santa Barbara, California.

    A Journey into the Unknown - A collection of web pages which detail the realm outside of our world: outer space. These pages are designed primarily for teaching or as reference resources, but also contain some areas for entertainment.

    Stephen Hawking's Universe - Detailed explanations of the most important ideas and developments in human understanding of the universe. Includes original essays by some of today's leading figures in cosmology, along with original illustrations, program descriptions, explanations of cosmological terms and theories, and brief biographies. Also, the Ask the Experts section encourages the audience to submit questions, some of which will be answered by experts in the field.

    Black Holes to Blackboards - Sep/Oct '98 - Building Universes in the Classroom-Our national education standards ask all science teachers to teach our students using an inquiry-based approach, allowing them to understand the nature of science by doing it.

    Earth and Moon Viewer - View the earth and moon from many vantage points and in multiple ways.

    Odyssey Magazine - the science magazine for children ages 10-16. Cutting edge earth and space science, Horkheimer's Star Gazer,archaeology, astronomy, contests. Great for classroom use.

    The Martian Sun-Times - Gives daily weather on Mars as well as Earth. Students learn meteorology from this creative role-playing experience in which they play reporters for a Martian newspaper.

    Planet Quest - Includes online quizzes, planet comparisons, pictures and links to astronomy clubs around the world.

    Hands-On Universe (HOU) - Using the internet, HOU participants around the world request observations from an automated telescope, download images from a large image archive, and analyze them with the aid of user-friendly image processing software.

    Star Gazer - A weekly TV series on naked-eye astronomy.

    StarChild - A learning center for young astronomers.

    Heavenly Mathematics: Highlights of Cultural Astronomy - An interdisciplinary course on cultural astronomy. The course has a goal of imparting an understanding of basic astronomical phenomena and an appreciation of their cultural significance throughout the world.

    From Stargazers to Starships - Tutorial and historical exposition of the motion of Earth in space, Newtonian mechanics and spaceflight, on a high school level.

    Faulkes Telescope Project - Allows students in schools and colleges in the UK, Hawaii and Australia to make astronomical observations with a research-class telescope direct from the classroom.

    Celestial Navigation Net - Comprehensive, annotated hub site of resources relating to navigating by the stars, including theory, practice, history, instruments, and classroom links.

    Astronomy at Grainger Observatory at Phillips Exeter Academy - The latest information about the observatory, including classes, pictures, special events, student projects and patrons.

    Journey through the Galaxy - An educational web site on astronomical points of interest within our galaxy.

    The Mysteries of Space and Time - About the secrets of distant suns, black holes, and stellar anomalies in space and time.

    StarQuest - An interactive, student-produced website about astronomy. It covers many areas including general information, astrophysics, constellations, and uses of the color spectrum with astronomy. An image archive of Hubble Space Telescope photos is also included.

    Stanford SOLAR Center - A collection of educational activities and resources based on Solar Oscillations Investigation (SOI) and Solar and Heliospheric Observatory (SOHO) data.

    Observatorio ARVAL - ARVAL's site is dedicated to propagating astronomical information. All of it is bilingual (Spanish - English), except for the 'Astronomía Caraqueña' section, which contains local astronomical information centered around Caracas, Venezuela.


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