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Innovation in Astronomy Education

Innovation in Astronomy Education
Innovation in Astronomy Education
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Innovation in Astronomy Education

Editor: Pasachoff, Jay M.
 Williams College, Massachusetts

Editor: Ros, Rosa M.
 Universitat Politicnica de Catalunya, Barcelona

Editor: Pasachoff, Naomi
 Williams College, Massachusetts

Description: Astronomy leads to an understanding of the history and nature of science, and attracts many young people to education in science and technology. But while in many countries astronomy is not part of the standard curriculum, many scientific and educational societies and government agencies have produced materials and educational resources in astronomy for all educational levels. This volume highlights the general strategies for effective teaching and introduces innovative points of view regarding methods of teaching and learning, particularly those using new technologies. Technology is used in astronomy both for obtaining observations and for teaching. The book also presents ideas for how astronomy can be connected to environmental issues and other topics of public interest. This valuable overview is based on papers and posters presented by many of the world's leading astronomy educators at a Special Session of the International Astronomical Union General Assembly in Prague in 2006.

Essential Information
First Author: Pasachoff, Jay M.
Title: Innovation in Astronomy Education
ISBN-13 / EAN-Number: 9780521880152
ISBN-10: 521880157
Binding: Hardback
Pages: 384

astronomy, astrophysics, science education

academic researchers, graduate students, professionals

Bibliographic Details:
60 line figures 40 tones


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Weight in Kg0.84

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