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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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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University of Maryland Astronomy Department
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This site discusses the different types of active galaxies: Double-Lobed radio galaxies, Seyfert Galaxies, BL Lac Objects, and quasars. These pages discuss the structure, components,…
  
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J. Schombert
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This is a course website for teaching galaxies and the expanding universe in one semester to introductory astronomy non-science majors. It contains a syllabus, lectures, links to…
  
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K. Miller and S. Miller
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This tutorial begins with a description of Hubble's discovery that other galaxies exist besides the Milky Way and how these galaxies are classified. Hubble's classification…
  
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N. Short
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Astronomy and Cosmology: The Description, Origin, and Development of the Universe is a section of a larger tutorial describing the uses of remote sensing. The author disscusses many…
  
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Publisher: 2MASS Group
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The Two Micron All Sky Survey at IPAC website provides an image gallery of solar system objects, Jupiter's moons, H II regions, star formation regions, and reflection nebulae, open…
  
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L. Erickson, R. Ellis, J. Brinchmann, and F. Menanteau, Astron. Geophys., 41 (2), 10-16 (2000).
This article from the Royal Astronomical Society's Journal of Astronomy and Geophysics, on Galaxy Evolution by astronomers R. Ellis, R. Abraham, J. Brinchmana and F. Menataau…
  
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Publisher: Sloan Digital Sky Survey
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This website is dedicated to the study and classification of galaxies. The website first asks the student to classify a number of galaxies from the SDSS database according to his or…
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Publisher: Sloan Digital Sky Survey
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Galaxy Zoo is an ongoing research project to classify millions of galaxies. The website has a short tutorial to teach the user how to classify the galaxies. Once the user has passed…
  
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J. Barnes
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This web page has descriptions and animations from numerical simulations of colliding galaxies. Normal observation shows interacting galaxies apparently frozen in the midst of…
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