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ERIC Number: ED482735
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 2002
Pages: 457
Abstractor: N/A
Reference Count: N/A
ISBN: ISBN-1-58381-199-0
El Universo a Sus Pies: Actividades y Recursos para Astronomia (Universe at Your Fingertips: An Astronomy Activity and Resource Notebook).
Fraknoi, Andrew, Ed.; Schatz, Dennis, Ed.
The goal of this resource notebook is to provide activities selected by astronomers and classroom teachers, comprehensive resource lists and bibliographies, background material on astronomical topics, and teaching ideas from experienced astronomy educators. Activities are grouped into several major areas of study in astronomy including lunar phases and eclipses, the sun and the seasons, the planets, the scale of the solar system, comets and meteors, star-finding and constellations, stars, galaxies and the universe, space exploration and the Search for Extra-Terrestrial Intelligence (SETI), tools of the astronomer, debunking pseudoscience, and astronomy in different cultures. An extensive glossary and a section that provides interdisciplinary teaching ideas are included. (DDR)
PROJECT ASTRO, Astronomical Society of the Pacific, 390 Ashton Avenue, San Francisco, CA 94112. Tel: 415-337-1100; Fax: 415-337-5205; e-mail:; Web site:
Publication Type: Books; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Audience: N/A
Language: Spanish
Sponsor: National Science Foundation, Arlington, VA.
Authoring Institution: Astronomical Society of the Pacific, San Francisco, CA.
Note: For English version, see SE 058 359.