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Editor: A. Fraknoi; Publisher: Astronomical Society of the Pacific
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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…
  
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Editor: G. Tuthill; Publisher: NASA CERES Project
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This website has an extensive library of on-line and interactive K-12 science education materials for teaching astronomy. The site also contains web based lessons using on-line NASA…
  
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Publisher: Space Environment Center
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This curriculum guide is intended for high school teachers who are teaching solar physics, especially the effects of solar activity on terrestrial planets. The chapters discuss…
  
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L. Knisely
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This site provides lesson plans that aim to teach pysics using the sun as an example. The lesson plans are called: 1. position, velocity and acceleration, 2. centripetal force and…
  
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Publisher: P. Mitchell
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This activity introduces students to the concepts of the redshift of a receding star. Students will learn about the properties of light, the Doppler effect, and also about Hubble's…
  
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Editor: L. Aguirre
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In this activity students are asked to interpret a graph that represents the sunspot cycle from 1900 to 1990, then they are asked to graph the number of sunspots that occurred from…
  
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C. Mihos
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A collection of Java applets which explore the motion of planets, stars, and galaxies, galaxy collisions and cosmology. Each applet has background information on the pertinent…
  
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Publisher: Laboratory for High Energy Astrophysics
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This activity asks students to analyze both the x-ray light curve from a pulsar in the crab nebula and the Fourier Transform of the light curve. From this students must find the…
  
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D. Dutkevitch
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In this activity students find a number of Cepheid variables in the galaxy M100. They then use their periods, average apparent magnitudes, and the Period-Luminosity relationships to…
  
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L. Whitlock and K. Granger
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This is a high school lesson plan on the topic of periodic motion. Students analyze data obtained from high-energy satellites of various binary stars orbital periods, then construct…
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