The Astronomy Center has provided educational resources to introductory astronomy educators since 2003. Over the past 20 years, the rapid pace of discovery has rendered some of our linked resources obsolete. Thus, the Astronomy Center will be decommissioned on March 1, 2022. Our highest quality resources will be retained on ComPADRE.org.

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E. Prather, T. Slater, J. Adams, G. Brissenden, and Conceptual Astronomy and Physics Education Research
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These introductory astronomy tutorials are student-centered activities designed to promote conceptual understanding. Topics consist include understanding the celestial sphere,…
  
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K. Cheng, H. Chau, and K. Lee
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This is a traditional course website for teaching the universe in two semesters to college students who are non-science majors. It contains lectures which have imbedded…
  
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A. Fraknoi
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"Black Lives in Astronomy," a new 8-page resource guide includes written and video resources about and by 25 Black astronomers, as well as general materials to examine the history…
Astronomy Education Review
  
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E. Prather, T. Slater, J. Adams, J. Bailey, L. Monowar-Jones, and J. Dostal, Astron. Educ. Rev., 3 (2), 122-136 (2004).
The project produced learner-centered classroom instructional materials for a large-enrollment intro astronomy survey course for non-science majors. Lecture-Tutorials are…
Exoplanet Detection JS: Transit Method  [ Computer Program ]
  
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M. Belloni
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The Exoplanet Detection JS: Transit Method model simulates the detection of exoplanets by using the transit method of detecting exoplanets. In this method, the light curve from a…
  
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The Exoplanet Detection JS: The Radial Velocity Method model simulates the detection of exoplanets by using the radial velocity method and the Doppler effect. In this simulation the…
Celestial Sphere with Analemma JS Model  [ Computer Program ]
  
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T. Timberlake and W. Christian
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The Celestial Sphere and Analemma JavaScript Model simulates the Two Sphere Universe theory of the Ancient Greeks. This theory supposes the stars to be fixed on the surface of a…
Solar and Lunar Eclipse JS Model  [ Computer Program ]
  
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W. Christian, T. Timberlake, and M. Belloni
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The Solar and Lunar Eclipse JavaScript Model simulates the occurrences of solar and lunar eclipses. Moon's orbital inclination of 5.145 degrees with respect to the ecliptic (the…
Naked Eye Sidereal and Solar Day JS Model  [ Computer Program ]
  
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M. Belloni and T. Timberlake
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The Naked Eye Sidereal and Solar Day Javascript Model illustrates the difference between the sidereal and solar day. This simulation shows the view from the Earth as one would…
Sidereal and Solar Day JS Model  [ Computer Program ]
  
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M. Belloni and T. Timberlake
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The Sidereal and Solar Day Javascript Model illustrates the difference between the sidereal and solar day. The planets of our solar system both orbit around Sun and rotate on their…
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