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Back Issues Tables of Contents and Links to Resource Pages: Volume 4 (Issues 13-16)

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Issue 16 - Summer 2013  Downloadable Resources



Galactic Chicken or Galactic Egg, Which Do You Teach First?


Galileo's Diary - A Dramatic Reading

A is for Historical Astronomy, or How To Organize Your Universe
  • Astronomy of the Northern Sky - Coordinating Your Positions
  • Sky Planning Calendar
  • My Views of the Classroom Universe - NASA's EPO in Danger?  Good!
Issue 15 - Spring 2013   Downloadable Resources



Six Steps To Build Up Student STEMina

What Would Galileo Do?  A Curriculum Approach

The Classroom Tablet, or How I Learned to Love Apple in My Astronomy Class

Photons Focused On - Stonehenge, A Teaching Tool?
  • Astronomical Teachniques -
    • A Jig-Sawed H-R Diagram
    • Kinds of Facts
  • Sky Planning Calendar
  • My Views of the Classroom Universe - Past, Present and Future
  • Astronomy of the Northern Sky - How Bright Is That Star
Issue 14 - Winter 2012-3  Downloadable Resources




2013's Solar Maximum in the Classroom

Tracking Solar Storms from Birth to Earth

Social Media for Astronomy Teachers - Good or Bad?
  • Astronomical Teachniques -
    • Class Projects According to Majors
    • Correlations of Hurricanes and Sunspots
    • Where Do You Come From?
    • Light Pollution Survey
    • Mnemonics
    • Eratosthenes and GPS
    • Evolution Assessments with Balls
  • Sky Planning Calendar
  • My Views of the Classroom Universe - Additions and Subtractions
  • Astronomy of the Northern Sky  - Star Colors and Spectral Types
  • Photons Focused On - The Trail of William Herschel
Issue 13 - Fall 2012   Downloadable Resources



Astrophotography from the Inner City

Durin's Day and Moonlit Maps -- Astronomy of the Moon, Taught by "The Hobbit"

Dish Network to Space? -- The Itty Bitty Radio Telescope

Collecting the Cosmos with World Coins

Next Generation Standards for Astronomy

Testing Your Binocular Limits with Binaries

  • Astronomical Teachniques - 
    • The Cause of Summer -- Tilt or Distance to the Sun? 
    • Kepler to the Rescue!
    • Transit of Venus, Revisited
  • Sky Planning Calendar
  • My Views of the Classroom Universe - Autumn Stars
  • Astronomy of the Northern Sky (New Column) - Polaris


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