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Astronomy Resources


Astronomy is the scientific study of celestial objects (such as stars, planets, comets, and galaxies) and phenomena that originate outside the Earth's atmosphere (such as cosmic background radiation).

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Students to Stewards: Student-centered climate change instruction


Coherence from the Students’ Perspective: What, Why and How?


Denver24: STEM Learning with Rocketry: Exploration Generation

Resources for the Denver conference session STEM Learning with Rocketry: Exploration Generation (3/23/24)....


Journal Article

Q: Which is more important—weather or climate—when planning where to be on April 8, 2024, to see the total solar eclipse?

Science 101...


Journal Article

Next to Nothing

Scope on the Skies March 2024...


Journal Article

From Sun to Shade: Exploring Environmental Changes During the Total Solar Eclipse

Excitement is building in anticipation of the total solar eclipse taking place this April 2024. During the total solar eclipse, the moon will pass bet...


Blog Post

The Final Push to Be Ready for the April 8 Solar Eclipse: Ways to Be a Resource to Your Community

Journal Article

Growing Beyond Earth: Cultivating 21st century science exploration

Citizen Science column for the Jan/Feb 2024 Science Scope Journal...


Journal Article

Looking Back

January-February 2024 Scope on the Skies column...


Reports Article

Freebies and Opportunities for Science and STEM Teachers, January 9, 2024


Web Seminar, February 8, 2024

This is a collection of resources for the program titled: Science Update: Get Ready for the April 8 Total Solar Eclipse. This program aired on Februar...


Journal Article

Sounds in Sunlight

Solar eclipses are excellent platforms for engaging students with astronomy and for teaching concepts like the Sun-Earth-Moon relationship through rar...

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