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Great Minds: Henrietta Leavitt and the Human Computers
4 mins 9th - 12th
For most people, it would seem impossible to make breakthroughs in astronomy when you aren't allowed to use a telescope, but Henrietta Leavitt did just that. She discovered a formula for determining the distance to stars that are...
The Sun: Earth's External Heat Engine - Part 1 of the Astronomy Model
8th - 12th
Designed by School Power...NaturallySM, this lesson familiarizes advanced earth science and physics learners about the variables that affect our supply of solar energy. They examine gas spectra and perform calculations. There is an...
Looking At Illuminated Manuscripts: A Book Of Modern Astronomy
3rd - 5th
Students examine a medieval manuscript on astronomy and create their own books based on modern discoveries in astronomy. They choose a subject of modern astronomy that they would like to write and create an illuminated image about.