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published by the Astronomical Society of the Pacific
edited by Andrew Fraknoi
This compilation of papers, hand-outs, and resources is from a 2007 national conference on evidence-based best practice for teaching introductory astronomy. The 265-page volume contains includes 73 contributions by over a hundred experienced instructors, divided into the following categories:

1. Astronomy Education Research
2. Teaching Techniques
3. Laboratory Exercises, Demonstrations, and Observing Activities
4. On-line Teaching and Telescopes
5. Interdisciplinary Approaches
6. Debunking Pseudo-science
7. Resources for Teaching and Learning
8. Other Educational Topics.

Instructional tools, lab exercises, classroom activities, demonstrations, online teaching resources, pedagogical articles, and ideas for building an interdisciplinary curriculum are included. The resource packet is designed for university, college, and high-school faculty who teach an astronomy course for beginning students with little background in physics or advanced mathematics.
Subjects Levels Resource Types
Astronomy
- Astronomy Education
= Assessment
= Curricula
= Education Research
- Lower Undergraduate
- High School
- Instructional Material
= Activity
= Best practice
= Demonstration
= Instructor Guide/Manual
= Laboratory
= Lesson/Lesson Plan
- Reference Material
= Proceedings
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- Educators
- Professional/Practitioners
- Learners
- Administrators
- Researchers
- non-digital
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Keywords:
astronomical society, astronomy activities, astronomy best practice, astronomy demonstrations, education, lesson plans
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, edited by A. Fraknoi, (Astronomical Society of the Pacific, San Francisco, 2007), WWW Document, (http://www.astrosociety.org/events/cosmos/cosmos07/cosmos.html).
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Cosmos in the Classroom 2007: Papers and Handouts from a Hands-on Symposium on Teaching Introductory Astronomy, , edited by A. Fraknoi, (Astronomical Society of the Pacific, San Francisco, 2007), <http://www.astrosociety.org/events/cosmos/cosmos07/cosmos.html>.
APA Format
Fraknoi, A. (Ed.). (2007). Cosmos in the Classroom 2007: Papers and Handouts from a Hands-on Symposium on Teaching Introductory Astronomy. San Francisco: Astronomical Society of the Pacific. Retrieved October 25, 2014, from http://www.astrosociety.org/events/cosmos/cosmos07/cosmos.html
Chicago Format
Fraknoi, Andrew, ed. Cosmos in the Classroom 2007: Papers and Handouts from a Hands-on Symposium on Teaching Introductory Astronomy. San Francisco: Astronomical Society of the Pacific, 2007. http://www.astrosociety.org/events/cosmos/cosmos07/cosmos.html (accessed 25 October 2014).
MLA Format
Fraknoi, Andrew, ed. Cosmos in the Classroom 2007: Papers and Handouts from a Hands-on Symposium on Teaching Introductory Astronomy. San Francisco: Astronomical Society of the Pacific, 2007. 3 Aug. 2008. 25 Oct. 2014 <http://www.astrosociety.org/events/cosmos/cosmos07/cosmos.html>.
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