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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Astrobites 
  
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Astrobites is a daily astrophysical literature journal written by graduate students in astronomy. The goal of this site is to present one interesting paper per day in a brief format…
  
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E. Prather, J. Adams, D. Loranz, G. Brissenden, and T. Slater
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This resource provides instructors with tips on using Lecture Tutorials for moon phases, light, telescopes, the solar system, our sun, stellar astronomy, characteristics of the Milky…
  
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L. Bombelli
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This web page contains lecture notes about the early universe. It describes the conditions that allowed particles to evolve into large stars and galaxies. The information provided is…
  
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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…
Spectra 
  
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J. Kaler
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A comprehensive glossary of stellar spectroscopy. Includes absorption lines, atoms and the chemical element, chemical classes of stars, classifying stars, distances from spectra,…
Physlets 
  
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W. Christian
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Physlets are small scriptable java applets meant to be used for educational illustrations and simulations. There are applets covering physics topics from mechanics and E&M through…
  
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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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Publisher: Sonoma State University
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The Supernova Educator's Guide was developed by the XMM-Newton and Fermi Gamma-ray Space Telescope (formerly GLAST) E/PO programs. It features three curriculum enhancement activities…
  
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L. Marschall, G. Snyder, P. Cooper, M. Hayden, and R. Good
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Project CLEA develops laboratory exercises that illustrate modern astronomical techniques using a virtual observatory, digital data and color images. Each CLEA laboratory exercise…
Hertzsprung–Russell (H-R) Diagrams  [ Computer Program ]
  
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The Hertzsprung–Russell (H-R) Diagrams model simulates Hertzsprung–Russell (HR or H-R) diagram for groups of stars. The diagram is a scatter plot of steller luminosity vs. stellar…
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