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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Kepler System Model  [ Computer Program ]
  
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T. Timberlake
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The Kepler System model simulates Kepler's final theory of planetary motion. In this theory the planets orbit in ellipses with Sun at one focus (Kepler's First law). These elliptical…
Eratosthenes Model  [ Computer Program ]
  
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The Eratosthenes model displays the shadows cast by two gnomons (sticks) at different locations on Earth. For one gnomon, Sun is directly overhead (as would be the case if the gnomon…
  
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R. Nemiroff
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Series of debates among leaders in the astronomical community highlight major quests in astronomy and astrophysics. The debates are: The Scale of the Universe (1920) - Curtis &…
Earth Orbit Model  [ Computer Program ]
  
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The EJS Earth Orbit model illustrates the Copernican theory of Earth's orbit around the sun. The top window shows a view from outside the celestial sphere. The simulation shows the…
Equinox Precession Model  [ Computer Program ]
  
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The EJS Equinox Precession model illustrates the Copernican theory of Earth's orbit around the sun. The top window shows a view from outside the celestial sphere. The simulation…
Celestial Globe Model  [ Computer Program ]
  
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The Ejs Celestial Globe model simulates the Two Sphere Universe theory of the Ancient Greeks. This theory supposes the stars to be fixed on the surface of a Celestial Sphere, with…
  
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The Scientific Revolution is one book in The Internet Modern History Sourcebook which assembles text and images from numerous sources. It traces our modern conception of science from…
  
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John Bahcall's collection of articles on the history of neutrino astrophysics.
  
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Editor: K. Berglund; Publisher: Digitalis Education Solutions, Inc
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This web page contains lesson plans for activities and shows for use with a planetarium. Materials are available for kindergarten through 12th grade students. Topics covered include…
  
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It is the purpose of this site to provide a deep, non-technical review of stars and their natures for the beginner. This page presents facts about stars as we know them without…
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