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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Editor: G. Tuthill; Publisher: NASA CERES Project
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This website has an extensive library of on-line and interactive K-12 science education materials for teaching astronomy. The site also contains web based lessons using on-line NASA…
General Relativity (GR) Package  [ Computer Program ]
  
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W. Christian, M. Belloni, and A. Cox
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The General Relativity (GR) Package is a self-contained file for the teaching of general relativity. The file contains ready-to-run OSP programs and a set of curricular materials.…
  
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D. Stern
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This web page provides an introduction to the motion of objects due to gravity. Topics covered include free fall and acceleration due to gravity, with or without an initial velocity,…
  
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T. Timberlake
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This website provides computer simulations and curricular materials for teaching the history of planetary astronomy from Ancient Greece to Isaac Newton. The site includes worksheets…
  
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This is a lesson plan for teaching Newton's formulation of gravity as a universal force that acts similarly on terrestrial and astronomical object. It is linked to textual reference…