Hands-On Astronomy for Education

Pennypacker, Carlton R. and Asbell-Clarke, Jodi (1996) Hands-On Astronomy for Education. In: Astronomical Society of the Pacific Conference Series: Astronomy education: current developments, future coordination, 24-25 June 1994, College Park, MD.


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We review some of the key features of hands-on astronomy as applied in secondary and college classrooms. This field has experienced rapid growth, diversification, and numerous successes. We attempt to identify common features of successful programs, review hands-on activities in a few specific programs, identify obstacles to success, and finally as an example, review recent successes of the Hands-On Universe astronomical exploration program.

Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item (Paper)
Subjects: Astronomy Education Research
RTSRE Related Research
Depositing User: Mr Saeed Salimpour
Date Deposited: 08 Apr 2017 03:27
Last Modified: 19 Aug 2018 09:10
URI: http://istardb.org/id/eprint/540

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