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 site discusses the history of the discovery of Pluto. It talks about the basic facts that are known about Pluto and an conatins an extensive monologue on how Pluto was…
  
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Editor: R. Heeter; Publisher: Contemporary Physics Education Project
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This site offers extensive information about nuclear fusion and the creation of energy by fusion. The main topics include: energy sources and conversion, how fusion reactions work,…
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A comprehensive glossary of stellar spectroscopy. Includes absorption lines, atoms and the chemical element, chemical classes of stars, classifying stars, distances from spectra,…
  
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This site offers information about presolar grains. It discusses what they are, how to identify them, the different kinds, and what can be learned from presolar grains. If you need…
Exoplanet Detection: Radial Velocity Method  [ Computer Program ]
  
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The Exoplanet Detection: The Radial Velocity Method model simulates the detection of exoplanets by using the radial velocity method and the Doppler effect. In this simulation the…
Exoplanet Detection: Transit Method  [ Computer Program ]
  
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The Exoplanet Detection: Transit Method model simulates the detection of exoplanets by using the transit method of detecting exoplanets. In this method, the light curve from a star,…
  
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Publisher: University of North Dakota
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This site describes the volcanoes on Venus. It mentions the different kinds of volcanoes on Venus and how Venus's volcanoes compares to those on Earth. Accompanying this information…
  
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E. Chaisson and S. McMillan; Publisher: Prentice Hall
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This website provides online resources for Astronomy Today, an introductory astronomy textbook.
  
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Sonoma State University
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This guide accompanies an educational wall-sheet that uses Active Galaxies as an engagement to teach selected topics in physical science and mathematics. Active galaxies have…
  
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The Supernova Educator's Guide was developed by the XMM-Newton and Fermi Gamma-ray Space Telescope (formerly GLAST) E/PO programs. It features three curriculum enhancement activities…
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