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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This website contains information about stars that are similar to the sun. It provides information about the star's brightness compared to the Sun's, any planets or companion stars,…
  
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P. Francis
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This website provides role-playing and problem-based exercises for introductory and advanced astronomy students. Small groups and group interactions are used to stimulate discussion…
  
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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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The Nebraska Astronomy Applet Project site provides high quality applets simulating important astrophysical phenomena such as eclipsing binaries, stellar evolution on the H-R…
  
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This web page provides the lecture notes for an overview of Kepler's laws. It includes historical notes and related classroom resources such as applications, problems, and teacher's…
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Celestia is a free real-time space simulation that lets you experience our universe in three dimensions. Unlike most planetarium software, Celestia doesn't confine you to the surface…
  
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Publisher: International Dark-Sky Association
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The main website for the International Dark Sky Association, a professional society whose goal is dark-sky preservation to enhance astronomical observing. It includes references and…
  
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This web site contains a series of in-class question modules. Each Flash module consists of a set of questions and resources designed to encourage student engagement in the…
  
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This applet explores from three different physical perspectives the orbit of a low-mass test particle around a non-rotating black hole. An instructional guide to the applet and a…
  
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F. Frazier and E. Kopsian
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This is an activity intended to help students understand orbital motion and Kepler's Laws through a comparison of a circle and an ellipse and the application of Kepler's Law of…
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