Teaching What a Planet Is: A Roundtable on the Educational Implications of the New Definition of a Planet

Fraknoi, Andrew (2006) Teaching What a Planet Is: A Roundtable on the Educational Implications of the New Definition of a Planet. Astronomy Education Review, 5 (2). ISSN 15391515

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Abstract

A quick review of the August 24, 2006, decision by the International Astronomical Union about how to define a planet in our Solar System is followed by commentary from planetary scientists and educators from various settings. A table of relevant dates and a list of useful resources are appended, and readers are invited to participate in the discussion.

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Subjects: Astronomy Education Research
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Depositing User: Mr Saeed Salimpour
Date Deposited: 26 Aug 2017 04:36
Last Modified: 26 Aug 2017 04:36
URI: http://istardb.org/id/eprint/989

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