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Publisher: Pennsylvania State University
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This laboratory manual provides student activities and observations for a college-level general astronomy courses. Topics covered include naked-eye astronomy, spectroscopy, distance…
  
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Discovery School.com
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This lesson plan is from Discovery Education's Lesson Plan Library. The Astronomical Scales lesson site describes how scaling factors can be used to make representations of…
  
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R. Pogge
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This movie demonstrates trigonometric parallax. The top half of each frame shows the appearance of a star in the sky as seen from the Earth, and the bottom half shows a fixed view…
  
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NASA CERES Project
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This activity demonstrates with balloons the expansion of the universe. Distances between points on the balloon are meausred as the balloon expands, showing how all are getting…
  
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B. Bryson
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This site consists of a series of pages, each depicting and describing an object(s) on a different order of magnitude. There are 42 pages of this in all, for 42 powers of ten,…