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ERIC Number: EJ1074847
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2015-Oct
Pages: 5
Abstractor: As Provided
Reference Count: 16
ISBN: N/A
ISSN: ISSN-0031-921X
A Course Connecting Astronomy to Art, History, and Literature
Olson, Don
Physics Teacher, v53 n7 p396-400 Oct 2015
For the past 20 years the author has taught an Honors College course combining astronomy and the humanities. The purpose of this note is to give examples of methods that can be adapted to classroom use for topics including night sky paintings by Vincent van Gogh, Edvard Munch, and Claude Monet, historical events influenced by astronomical factors, and literary references to the sky by authors including Chaucer, Shakespeare, and Walt Whitman.
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: Higher Education; Postsecondary Education
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Identifiers - Location: California; Texas