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. Cheng, H. Chau, and K. Lee
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This is a traditional course website for teaching the universe in two semesters to college students who are non-science majors. It contains lectures which have imbedded…
  
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C. Churchill
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A lecture of Forty-five slides on the Drake Equation provides images, pictures, information, and graphs to guide students through the variables involved in the Drake Equation:…
  
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N. Comins
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This website, edited by Neil Comins (U. Maine), lists common misconceptions students have about astronomical concepts by topic.
  
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Publisher: National Space Society
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Ad Astra ("To the Stars") is the award-winning magazine of the National Space Society. It features space exploration news and full-color photography. It is published quarterly and…
  
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E. Prather, T. Slater, J. Adams, G. Brissenden, and Conceptual Astronomy and Physics Education Research
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These introductory astronomy tutorials are student-centered activities designed to promote conceptual understanding. Topics consist include understanding the celestial sphere,…
  
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M. Richmond
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This web site contains lecture notes for an introductory course in stellar astronomy. It is meant for non-science majors, with a small amount of trig and algebra.
  
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This web site contains lecture notes for an introductory course on galaxies and cosmology. It is meant for a non-science audience with a limited background in trig and algebra.
  
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D. Stern
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This web page provides the lecture notes for an overview of Kepler's laws. It includes historical notes and related classroom resources such as applications, problems, and teacher's…
  
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Harvard-Smithsonian Center for Astronomy
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This website was created by NASA and the Harvard-Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics. The site's primary contents are printed guides and lesson plans, presentations for scientists…
  
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Publisher: International Dark-Sky Association
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The main website for the International Dark Sky Association, a professional society whose goal is dark-sky preservation to enhance astronomical observing. It includes references and…
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