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written by Damond Benningfield
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This site provides lesson plans for kids from ages five to seventeen that teach about astronomy and the principles underlying astronomical sciences. Provided by the McDonald Observatory at the University of Texas, these lessons, available in Adobe Acrobat (.pdf) format, cover various subjects such as spectroscopy, observing the moon, and sundials.
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- Astronomy Education
- High School
- Middle School
- Elementary School
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- Instructional Material
= Activity
= Lesson/Lesson Plan
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- Physical Science
- Physics First
- Conceptual Physics
- Algebra-based Physics
- Lesson Plan
- Activity
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December 27, 2002 by Waylon Flinn
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August 12, 2016 by Lyle Barbato
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Topic: Astronomy
Unit Title: Astronomy Activities

A collection of standards-based lesson plans for K-12 developed to help teachers integrate astronomy into the physical science classroom.

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D. Benningfield, (StarDate Online, Austin), WWW Document, (https://stardate.org/teachers/activities).
D. Benningfield, StarDate: Classroom Activities (StarDate Online, Austin), <https://stardate.org/teachers/activities>.
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Benningfield, D. (n.d.). StarDate: Classroom Activities. Retrieved May 26, 2024, from StarDate Online: https://stardate.org/teachers/activities
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Benningfield, Damond. StarDate: Classroom Activities. Austin: StarDate Online. https://stardate.org/teachers/activities (accessed 26 May 2024).
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Benningfield, Damond. StarDate: Classroom Activities. Austin: StarDate Online. 26 May 2024 <https://stardate.org/teachers/activities>.
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@misc{ Author = "Damond Benningfield", Title = {StarDate: Classroom Activities}, Publisher = {StarDate Online}, Volume = {2024}, Number = {26 May 2024}, Year = {} }
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