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A. Fraknoi; Publisher: Astronomical Society of the Pacific
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This web site contains a selected list of resources for those wishing to examine some of the claims at the fringes of science. It is organized into nine categories that include…
  
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In this classroom activity appropriate for grades 6-9, students interpret a graph that represents the sunspot cycle from 1900 to 1990. By studying patterns in the graph, they will…
  
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J. Kaler
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This website explains the evolution, properties, components, and composition of stars. It is appropriate for a non-technical introduction to stars in the high school classroom. The…
  
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Publisher: California Institute of Technology
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This website provides K-12 classroom activities and educational resources on infrared astronomy. Sponsored by California Institute of Technology's Jet Propulsion Lab, this collection…
  
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N. Hetherington and P. McCray; Publisher: American Institute of Physics
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This web exhibit explores the history of cosmology, from the work of the early Greeks to modern questions of dark matter and dark energy. Both the theories and ideas about the origin…
  
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This resource guide for teachers and learners provides a large set of print and web-based resources about the contributions of women to astronomy. It includes sections on more than…
  
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D. Stern
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This web page describes observations that show the earth is a sphere and the history of these observations. The round shape of the Earth may be inferred from the existence of a…
  
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These web pages provide a short overview of the common (Gregorian) calendar and some less-common ones--Julian, Jewish (leap months), Moslem, Persian (New Year on the spring equinox),…
  
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This is a set of 7 illustrated web pages discussing Kepler's laws. Included are equations and properties of conic sections, the scale of the solar system, the energy equation for…
  
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This is an historical overview of spaceflight, stressing the technology of rockets, satellites and orbits, and its use in unmanned missions. It contains sections on rocket motion,…