Links for Astronomy Education and Outreach
This is by no means a comprehensive list! I'm not even sure if these are
all still active. (It's just meant to give you
some pointers for other resources.)
Astronomy-Related Tours and Other Overviews
Sky Maps and Current Events
History of Astronomy
More general science
See also the
sci.astro Frequently Asked Questions file.
- Quest, NASA's K-12
Internet Initiative. Lots of on-line NASA-related projects and
- Hands-On Universe, a project
from LBL and NSF that allows students to remotely request telescope
images and then analyze them.
- Cool Cosmos,
from our very own IPAC
- Amazing Space,
from the Space Telescope Science Institute.
- Imagine the Universe,
from High Energy Astrophysics Division (HEASARC), Goddard
Space Flight Center.
- Being an
Astronomer FAQ, from NOAO. (see also
my page on astronomy as a career,
women in science, etc.)
- New England Space Science
Initiative in Education (NESSIE)
- AAS education site,
see resources page
This file was last modified on 22 Jan 03.