Why Astronomy is Useful and Should be Included in the School Curriculum

Percy, John R. (2005) Why Astronomy is Useful and Should be Included in the School Curriculum. In: Highlights of Astronomy. International Astronomical Union.

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Abstract

Even in my astronomically-developed province of Ontario, Canada, with an excellent public education system, astronomy was not a compulsory topic in the school curriculum until quite recently. So I began collecting a list of reasons why it should be, in the hope of persuading those who set the curriculum.

Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item (Paper)
Subjects: Astronomy Education Research
Depositing User: Dr Michael Fitzgerald
Date Deposited: 12 May 2017 03:42
Last Modified: 19 Aug 2018 09:10
URI: http://istardb.org/id/eprint/761

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