Resources from the Internet

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Resources from the Internet 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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