Resources from the Internet
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The wonders of space can be explored in depth in cyberspace. Below are Internet resources of particular interest to educators:
- Last April, 80 professional observatories representing more than 100 countries held a planet-wide celebration of astronomy during which more than a million people had their first close-up views space through telescopes. Click here to learn – and see – more about 100 Hours of Astonomy.
- Visit UNAWE to learn about an international outreach activity that uses the beauty and grandeur of the universe to inspire very young disadvantaged children.
- For dramatic images of what’s out there, click here.
For stunning photographs and time-lapse videos of the world’s landmarks against the celestial attractions, click here.
- Read blogs from professional astronomers here.
- Find out what kids see in their futures by clicking here.
- And, see what “really happened on the Moon,” by clicking here. There’s some real stuff here, plus some fiction – we thought you’d like the real stuff.
Pictured: Photo of the Trifid Nebula taken by the Gemini North 8-meter Telescope on Mauna Kea in Hawaii; found on the From Earth to the Universe website.
This article is part of Space Watch: January 2011 (Volume: 10, Issue: 1).
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