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written by Edward E. Prather, Tim P. Slater, Jeffrey P. Adams, Gina Brissenden, and the Conceptual Astronomy and Physics Education Research
These introductory astronomy tutorials are student-centered activities designed to promote conceptual understanding. Topics consist include understanding the celestial sphere, measuring distance by using parallax, the Stefan-Boltzmann Law, and the H-R diagram.
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- Astronomy Education
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- Lower Undergraduate
- High School
- Upper Undergraduate
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Keywords:
Big Bang, H-R diagram, Solar Sysytem, Stefan-Boltzman, celestial sphere, parallax
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E. Prather, T. Slater, J. Adams, G. Brissenden, and Conceptual Astronomy and Physics Education Research, , Version 3rd edition (2013), WWW Document, (https://www.pearson.com/us/higher-education/program/Prather-Lecture-Tutorials-for-Introductory-Astronomy-3rd-Edition/PGM2398415.html).
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E. Prather, T. Slater, J. Adams, G. Brissenden, and Conceptual Astronomy and Physics Education Research, Lecture Tutorials for Introductory Astronomy, Version 3rd edition (2013), <https://www.pearson.com/us/higher-education/program/Prather-Lecture-Tutorials-for-Introductory-Astronomy-3rd-Edition/PGM2398415.html>.
APA Format
Prather, E., Slater, T., Adams, J., Brissenden, G., & Conceptual Astronomy and Physics Education Research. (2013, January 1). Lecture Tutorials for Introductory Astronomy. Retrieved August 10, 2022, from https://www.pearson.com/us/higher-education/program/Prather-Lecture-Tutorials-for-Introductory-Astronomy-3rd-Edition/PGM2398415.html
Chicago Format
Prather, E, T. Slater, J. Adams, G. Brissenden, and Conceptual Astronomy and Physics Education Research. Lecture Tutorials for Introductory Astronomy. January 1, 2013. https://www.pearson.com/us/higher-education/program/Prather-Lecture-Tutorials-for-Introductory-Astronomy-3rd-Edition/PGM2398415.html (accessed 10 August 2022).
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Prather, Edward, Tim Slater, Jeff Adams, Gina Brissenden, and Conceptual Astronomy and Physics Education Research. Lecture Tutorials for Introductory Astronomy. Vers. 3rd edition. 2013. 1 Jan. 2013. 10 Aug. 2022 <https://www.pearson.com/us/higher-education/program/Prather-Lecture-Tutorials-for-Introductory-Astronomy-3rd-Edition/PGM2398415.html>.
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@misc{ Author = "Edward Prather and Tim Slater and Jeff Adams and Gina Brissenden and Conceptual Astronomy and Physics Education Research", Title = {Lecture Tutorials for Introductory Astronomy}, Volume = {2022}, Number = {10 August 2022}, Month = {January 1, 2013}, Year = {2013} }
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