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Astronomy Activities for Teachers on the Web

Astronomy Activities for Teachers on the Web

An annotated list of some of the best hands-on activities for teaching astronomy that are available without charge on the web. Originally put together for Timothy Ferris PBS special "Seeing in the Dark", this listing remains available on the PBS web site and can be a good starting point for a K-12 teacher (or even a community college instructor) wishing to get started with some fun activities for helping students understand the sky and the objects in it.


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Megan McElligatt
Megan McElligatt (Student)
8 years ago

Many benefical resources and lessons for many grade levels.

Time spent reviewing site: 30 minutes
Veronica Bustinza
Veronica Bustinza (Student)
11 years ago

This site contains many ideas for teachers to teach astronomy in the classroom.

Used in course? Yes
Time spent reviewing site: 10 minutes