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 offers a wide range of material on topics such as the solar system, black holes, aurora, and the edge of space and time. These materials include lesson plans, videos,…
  
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The Earth and Moon Viewer allows users to view a map of the earth showing the day and night regions at this moment, or view the Earth or the Moon from various vantage points,…
  
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This site serves as the National Oceanic & Atmospheric Administration (NOAA)'s classroom on the Web, linking users to specific resources on weather, climate change, oceans and…
  
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These lecture notes cover the effects of science and technology on society and how our understanding of the basic structure and operating principles of the universe has affected…
  
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This website presents, in textbook format, the structure of the universe from atoms to galactic superclusters, images and discussions of what we can (and have) observed in the…
  
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This web page describes magnetic substorms and storms, their properties, and their relations to charged particle flow and auroras. It includes descriptions of the magnetic field…
  
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First of several linked files, telling the early history of the compass (discovered in China) and how Robert Norman in 1581 showed the magnetic force was not horizontal but slanted…
  
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This website provides instructions and an image which can be downloaded, printed on a regular page, copied by a xerox machine (preferably, onto stiff paper), cut and folded to…
  
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This is a set of six web pages describing four unconventional methods of accelerating spacecraft. These are using cannons, nuclear power, solar sails and ion rockets. Gravity-assist…
  
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These web pages trace the processes involved in the sun's impact on weather. This is an exploration of the importance of radiation and reflection of light, both visible and…
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