Type:

Other

Description:

This award-winning website presents a comprehensive suite of pages that tell the stories of stars and their constellations. Stars are classified by constellation, spectra, luminosity, and name. Users can easily click on links to explore the brightest luminaries in the sky, take a tour of the Milky Way, open a guide to celestial measurement, view classical constellation maps, link to the "Skylights" weekly astronomical images, and more. This resource provides highly organized curriculum support to science teachers seeking an interactive way to teach astronomy in the secondary classroom.

Subjects:

  • Education > General

Education Levels:

  • Grade 1
  • Grade 6
  • Grade 8
  • Grade 9

Keywords:

Hertzsprung-Russell Diagram,NSDL,Undergraduate (Lower Division),spectrum,celestial scale,auroras,Space Science,planets,constellation,tutorial,Fundamentals,Physics,Engineering,electromagnetic radiation,Astronomy,Informal Education,Higher Education,Vocational/Professional Development Education,Undergraduate (Upper Division),oai:nsdl.org:2200/20081005193644921T,Chemistry,Optics,electromagnetic spectrum,radioactive,Color,luminosity,Stars,High School,NSDL_SetSpec_439869,image set,Education,spectral class

Language:

English

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Public - Available to anyone

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Creative Commons Attribution Non-Commercial Share Alike

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