UM Astronomy Resources: Education Book Collection

What follows is a list of teaching resources for use in department classes. (They are not for sale!)

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Resource Type Query
Title/Name Description Label ID
Norton's Star Atlas The maps in the Atlas indicate the positions of over 8,400 stars and 600 nebulae B01
Full Moon Collection of images from Apollo missions. B02
Mathematical Astronomy Morsels Explores the frequency of blue moons, planetary grouping, and a great deal more. D01
Black Holes Explores mysteries of black holes G01
Rocks From Space second edition; a notechnical introduction of meteorites, asteriods, comets, and impact craters I01
National Science Education Standards Offers a coherent vision of what it means to be scientifically literate, describing what all students should understand and be able to do at different grade levels in various science categories K01
West's Great Ideas for Teaching Astronomy second edition; A response to requests from teachers for ideas on how to improve their teaching in astronomy K02
Great Ideas for Teaching Astronomy third edition; provides astronomy teahcers of all levels with encouragement in the art of teaching and support for trying new approaches K03
The Universe at Your Fingertips An astronomy activities and resource handbook L01
More Universe at Your Fingertips A sequel to The Universe at Your Fingertips that includes astronomy activities; also L02a L02
Passport to the Stars Helps readers master all the basic techniques needed to fully enjoy and appreciate the magnificent wonders of the night sky L03
Project Star L04
Cosmos in the Classroom 2000 Proceedings of an ASP meeting. 81 papers, handouts, and resource guides useful for teaching astronomy. See the Table of Contents. L05
Cosmos in the Classroom 2004 Proceedings of an ASP meeting. 68 papers, handouts, and resource guides useful for teaching astronomy. See the Table of Contents. L06
Cosmos in the Classroom 2007 Proceedings of an ASP meeting. 73 papers, handouts, and resource guides useful for teaching astronomy. See the Table of Contents (PDF). L07