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The Universe Forum archival site provides teaching and learning information for the structure and evolution of the universe.  Sponsored by NASA until September 2009, the Forum used the resources of NASA's space science research to create exciting experiences for students, teachers, and the public.

While the information is no longer updated, the archival site contains lesson plans and activities, museums and planetaria resources, education standards, education research, and additional cosmology resources valuable to teachers and learners.
Subjects Levels Resource Types
- Cosmology
- Space Exploration
- High School
- Informal Education
- Instructional Material
= Instructor Guide/Manual
= Lesson/Lesson Plan
Intended Users Formats Ratings
- Educators
- Learners
- application/java
- text/html
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© 2004 Smithsonian Institution
big bang, black holes, dark matter, early universe, inflation, matter
Record Creator:
Metadata instance created January 31, 2004 by Kara Lehman
Record Updated:
August 23, 2016 by Lyle Barbato
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when Cataloged:
September 1, 2009
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AIP Format
(Harvard-Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics, Cambridge, 2004), WWW Document, (
Universe Forum - Archival Site (Harvard-Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics, Cambridge, 2004), <>.
APA Format
Universe Forum - Archival Site. (2009, September 1). Retrieved May 23, 2024, from Harvard-Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics:
Chicago Format
Harvard-Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics. Universe Forum - Archival Site. Cambridge: Harvard-Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics, September 1, 2009. (accessed 23 May 2024).
MLA Format
Universe Forum - Archival Site. Cambridge: Harvard-Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics, 2004. 1 Sep. 2009. 23 May 2024 <>.
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@misc{ Title = {Universe Forum - Archival Site}, Publisher = {Harvard-Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics}, Volume = {2024}, Number = {23 May 2024}, Month = {September 1, 2009}, Year = {2004} }
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