ERIC Number: ED416077
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1997-Apr
Reference Count: N/A
The High-Energy Astrophysics Learning Center, Version 1. [CD-ROM].
Whitlock, Laura A.; Allen, Jesse S.; Lochner, James C.
The High-Energy Astrophysics (HEA) Learning Center gives students, teachers, and the general public a window into the world of high-energy astrophysics. The universe is revealed through x-rays and gamma rays where matter exists under extreme conditions. Information is available on astrophysics at a variety of reading levels, and is illustrated with on-line graphics, animation, and movies. The topics included range from black holes to x-ray and gamma ray satellites. Also featured is a teacher's file with study guides, lesson plans, and information on other resources. This compact disk also contains "StarChild for Young Astronomers,""Rossi X-Ray Timing Explorer Learning Center,""The HEA Village," and several other astronomy sites featured on the World Wide Web as of December 31, 1996 and is accompanied by installation instructions. (DDR)
Descriptors: Astronomy, Elementary Secondary Education, Internet, Physics, Postsecondary Education, Satellites (Aerospace), Science Activities, Science Curriculum, Space Sciences, World Wide Web
NASA Goddard Space Flight Center, High Energy Astrophysics Science Archive Research Center and Laboratory for High Energy Astrophysics, Greenbelt, MD 20771.
Publication Type: Non-Print Media
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: National Aeronautics and Space Administration, Greenbelt, MD. Goddard Space Flight Center.