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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K. Lee; Publisher: Astronomy Education at the University of Nebraska
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This simulation explores the Hertzsprung-Russell diagram and those topics necessary to understand the diagram. These topics include the different kinds of spectrum, spectral…
  
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Publisher: California Institute of Technology
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This website provides K-12 classroom activities and educational resources on infrared astronomy. Sponsored by California Institute of Technology's Jet Propulsion Lab, this collection…
  
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R. Vieyra; Publisher: American Association of Physics Teachers
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This lesson blends physics and Earth science as students explore the spectra of stars using a physical model composed of balloons and buttons. This activity introduces students to…
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J. Kaler
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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,…