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Back Issues Tables of Contents and Links to Resource Pages: Volume 5 (Issues 17-20)

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Issue 20 - Summer 2014  Downloadable Resources



Flipping the Planetarium:  The World Wide Telescope in a Dome

Catching 'Rays'--Muon Science With Probeware

Home, Sweet Alien Home--Astronomy for Students Under Alien Skies

Investigating "Old" Astronomical Almanacs

  • Sky Planning Calendar
  • My Views of the Classroom Universe - Move Over, Fraunhofer
  • Astronomy of the Northern Sky - Beyond the Galaxy's Edge

Issue 19 - Spring 2014  Downloadable Resources



Universal Healthcare for Satellites; Diagnosing the Health of Artificial Moons

Seeing the Invisible, Near and Far; Infrared Astronomy in the Classroom

Maximizing Star Party Telescope Experiences

Astrolabes for the Modern Audience

AstroStats 3: How Different Are These Groups of Planets?

  • Sky Planning Calendar (with extra pages covering April's total lunar eclipse and the possible new meteor shower in May)
  • My Views of the Classroom Universe - Fragmentary Thoughts
  • Astronomy of the Northern Sky - To The Galaxy's Rim
  • Astronomical Teachniques - Atomic Hotel 2.0; Your Course in the Stars

Issue 18 - Winter 2013-14  Downloadable Resources



Bringing Meteors into the Classroom

Wide Field Meteor Cameras

Meteorite? Or Meteor-wrong?

Grant Writing Tips for First Time Writers

AstroStats 2: Chi-Square and Is This Variable Star Data Good?

Exploring the Science and Science Fiction of Mars


Where is the United Federation of Planets?

(Issue includes a two-sided 11x17 inch Insert with Large Scale Federation Star Maps and where to find these stars in Earth skies.)
  • Sky Planning Calendar (with a redesigned Planets page)
  • My Views of the Classroom Universe - This is your Admiral speaking...
  • Astronomy of the Northern Sky - How Far is That Star?
  • Astronomical Teachniques - How wide should histogram bin widths be?
  • Photons Focused On:  Chelyabinsk Fragments

Issue 17 - Fall 2013  Downloadable Resources



All Eyes on ISON

Comet CSI - Was That Comet A Murderer?

An Insider's Tour of a Comet--What is It That You Are Seeing?

Encke vs ISON--The Science of What You See

AstroStats 1: Probabilities--The Drake Equation and Life On Other Worlds

Can You Create The Sound of Astronomical Data?

Inquiry in Astronomy Textbooks

  • Sky Planning Calendar including a November Solar Eclipse and Nova Delphini 2013
  • My Views of the Classroom Universe - Good or Bad Comet?  A Teachable Moment Either Way
  • Astronomy of the Northern Sky -A Sky Quest, Lives of the Stars
  • Astronomical Teachniques - Organizing Your Bibliographic Materials; The Atomic Hotel


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