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9780521880152 - Innovation in Astronomy Education - by Jay M. Pasachoff, Rosa M. Ros and Naomi Pasachoff
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Index

Aaronson, Scott, 305

AAVSO, 210, 219

Abbot, C. G., 282

activities, see practical activities in astronomy education

Adams, J. P., 14, 190, 191, 193, 194

Africa, 80

Africa, astronomy and cultural heritage, 256, 288–292

Africa, astronomy education in, 256, 291

Ahmad, I. A., 313

Alard, Christophe, 249

ALMA (Atacama Large Millimeter/submillimeter Array), 209, 215

ALMA Interdisciplinary Teaching Project (ITP), 209, 215

Alvarez-Pomares, Oscar, 155

Amabile, T. M., 34–36

amateur astronomy/astronomers, 6, 9, 20–21, 55–57, 106–109, 143, 197, 210, 218, 221–222

American Association of Physics Teachers, 196

American Association of Variable Star Observers (AAVSO), 21, 56, 148

American Astronomical Society (AAS), 152, 196, 301

American Astronomical Society Working Group for Professional–Amateur Collaboration (WGPAC), 6, 56

American Geophysical Union, 196

American Museum of Natural History, 211, 243

Antonellis, J. C., 195

archaeoastronomy, 7, 76

Argentina, 204

Armstrong, James, 221

Arsakeio High School, Athens, 8

Association of Lunar and Planetary Observers (ALPO), 56

astrobiology, 25, 96, 224, 288–290

Astro-KARUTA (playing cards), 198

astrology, 7, 82–83, 303; see also pseudoscience

astronavigation, 20

Astronomical Institute of the Romanian Academy, 274

Astronomical Nights Program, 254, 264

Astronomical Research Institute, 250

Astronomical Society of the Pacific (ASP) 9, 106–109, 196, 303

astronomy

   and art, 256–257, 303–304

   and literature, 255–256, 300, 302

   and music, 79, 255–256, 302–303

   and other sciences, 78

   and philosophy, 7, 83

   and politics, 7, 77–78

   and religion, 7, 76–77, 83

   and the arts, 78–81

   and the humanities, 256–257, 300–305

   for the blind, 10, 114

   in culture, 75–84, 256, 288–292

   student learning, 3, 13–22

Astronomy Outreach Imagery (AOI), 153

AstronomyCast, 161

Astrophysical Data System, 128–129, 131

astrophysics, 253–254, 258–261

Atacama Large Millimeter/submillimeter Array (ALMA), 209, 215

Australia, 204

   astronomy and science education in, 10, 116–121, 233–242


Baer, Jean-Michel, 215

Bailey, J. M., 190, 191, 193

Ballesteros, F., 180

Barrows, H. S., 34

Barry, 161

Baruch, J. E. F., 229, 231

Batten, A. H., 271

Bennett, Michael, 6, 210

Bianchi, Luciana, 217

Biggs, J., 14, 237

Bisard, W., 9

Bishop Museum, 210, 219

Bloom’s taxonomy, 14–15

Bonwell, C., 190

Bosch, Guillermo, 152

Boyd, C., 15

Boyer Commission, 16, 18

Brazil, 204

   astronomy education in, 134–135, 143

Bretones, Paulo S., 54

Brewer, W. F., 277

Brissenden, G., 191, 193, 195

Bulgaria, 315

Burton, Michael, 152


Cain, F., 161

Cairo University, 255–256, 281–282, 286

Cambridge University Press, IAU liaison with, 73

Canada, 204

   education in, 3, 13–22

   Star Watch Program, 89

Carpenter, J. R., 193

Carter, D., 230

Castleton College, 221, 223

Catch a Star!, 209, 213–214

Center for Backyard Astrophysics (CBA), 56

Central America, 254, 268–270

Central America Assembly of Astronomers (CAAA), 270

Centre for Models in Science and Technology: Research in Education (MISTRE) Group, 32

Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique, 249

Centro de Investigaciones de Astronomia (CIDA), 278, 280

Cerdonio, M., 289

Chandra X-ray Observatory, 105

Charles Sturt University Remote Telescope, 211, 233–235, 241

Chi, M. T. H., 191

Chile, 204

   astronomy education in, 7, 8, 88, 213

Chou, B. R., 310

Christensen, Lars Lindberg, 151, 155

Claremont Colleges, 250

clickers, 5, 48–54

Collis, K. F., 14, 237

Comins, N., 193

Communicating Astronomy to the Public Conference (CAP2007), 154

communication, by scientists, 148, 165–167

Conceptual Astronomy and Physics Education Research (CAPER), 149, 189

conferences,

   on education, Astronomy and Space Sciences in Portugal, 204

   on public outreach, 153, 154

Connolly, A., 243

Cook, T. D., 235

COSPAR, 73

Covington, M., 310

Crabtree, Dennis, 151, 155

Craig, Nahide, 274

Crawford, D., 89

creationism, 123

Creswell, J. W., 192, 235

Cronin, James, 297, 299

curriculum,

   astronomy in the, 14, 87, 256–257, 300–305, 317

   government mandates, 14


Dawes, Darren, 71

DeGreve, J. P., 127

DeLaughter, John, 100

deuterium, 128–131

Dierking, L., 120

Digital Universe Atlas, 211, 243

diSessa, A., 191, 193

distance education/learning, 8, 67, 91–97

Doggett, L. E., 313

Dokter, E. F. C., 195

Douglas, Nigel, 26

Duit, R., 32

Duncan, Douglas K., 52, 159, 182, 190, 191, 193

Dunlop, J., 236


Earth,

   students’ understanding of the shape of, 9, 110–112

   teaching manual, 27–31

eclipses, 73, 77, 80, 81, 108, 139, 255, 273–274, 283, 286, 321

   classification using computers, 135

educational videos, 256, 293–299

EduSpace/ESA, 25

Edwards, B., 228

Egypt, astronomy education in, 255–256, 281–287

EIROforum, 209, 212, 214–216

Eison, J., 190

ESO Garching, 153, 209, 212

EU-HOU, see Hands-On Universe Hands-On Universe

Europe, astronomy education in, 23–26

European Association for Astronomy Education (EAAE), 39, 209, 212–217

European Organization for Astronomical Research in the Southern Hemisphere see also European Southern Observatory (ESO), 209, 212–217, 280

European Science Teaching Initiative (ESTI), 212, 214

European Southern Observatory (ESO), 14, 25, 212–217

European Space Agency (ESA), 148, 168

European Synchrotron Research Facility, 215

Eyres, Stewart, 74


Fairall, Tony, 152

Falk, J., 120

Faulkes Telescope, 24, 25, 26, 210, 218, 220, 222

Fayetteville State University (FSU), 310–314

Feinberg, Richard, 152, 155

Feltovich, P. J., 34

Ferlet, Roger, 210

Ferrari, M., 34

Fienberg, R., 210

Fierro, Julieta, 47, 69, 149, 242

Fischer, Daniel, 115

Fitzsimmons, Alan, 220

Fosbury, R., 178

Fraknoi, A., 71, 189, 301

France, 23–26

   astronomy education in, 6, 62–69, 203–204

   university teaching reform in, 62

Francis, G., 190

Freed, M. N., 192

French University Pierre and Marie Curie (UPMC), 4, 23

Freshman Seminar series, 256–257, 300–305


Galal, A., 282

Garland, Catherine, 221, 223

Gay, P. L., 161

Geissinger, H., 234

Gelderman, Richard, 3, 17, 38, 305

G-HOU, see Global Hands On Universe

gifted students, teaching, 4–5, 37, 126

Gilbert, J. K., 32

Global Network of Astronomy Telescopes (GNAT), 56

Global-Hands On Universe (G-HOU), 23–24, 247–250, see also Hands On Universe

Glynn, S., 32

Goodrum, D., 234, 235, 237

Google, Maps/Earth, 210, 243, 244; see also YouTube

Gouguenheim, L., 14, 71

Gould, A., 301

Greece, 23–26

   light pollution education program, 88

Green, Anne, 155

Green, P. J. 16, 190

Greenstein, George, 38, 304

Guerra, Luis Manuel, 157


Hackling, M., 234

Hake, R. R., 49

Hammer, D., 51

Hands-On Astrophysics, 20

Hands-On Universe, all countries, 210, 230

Hands-On Universe – Europe (EU-HOU), 3–4, 23–26, 229, 230

Hardin-Simmons University, 250

Harrison, A. G., 32

Harry Ransom Center, 257, 300, 301

Harvard, 52

Harvey Mudd, 250

Hawaii Astronomical Society, 210, 219

Hawaii, astronomy education in, 316–317

Hearnshaw, John, 71

Hemenway, Mary Kay, 18

Henbest, N., 180

Hennessey, B. A., 34–35

Hesas, R. K., 192

Hessman, F. V., 230

Hewson, G., 192

Hewson, P. W., 192

Hinode, 256

Hipkins, R., 33

Hmelo, C. E., 34

Hodson, D., 14

Hofstra University, 9, 130

Honduras, astronomy education in, 254, 262–271

Hubber, P., 33

Hufnagel, B., 193


IAU

   2003 resolution on the Value of Astronomy Education, 251, 254–256, 257, 262–263, 270, 272, 275

   2006 General Assembly, planet definition debate and timeline, 169–170

   and Central America, 270

   Collaborative Programs, 7, 73

   Colloquium on Astronomy Education, 20

   Commission 45, 164

   Commission 46, Astronomy Education and Development, 7, 11, 70–71, 122, 125, 126, 241

   Commission 46, Program Groups, 7, 71–73

   Commission 55, 147, 155, 164

   Commission Newsletter, 7, 73

   communication goals, 164

   Division XII Working Group, 147, 151–155

   Exchange of Astronomers, 7, 72

   founding of, 70, 77

   International Schools for Young Astronomers (ISYA), 7, 72

   Interchange of Books, Journals, and Materials, 72

   National Liaisons on Astronomy Education, 7, 72

   Press Office, 164

   Public Information at the Times of Solar Eclipses, 73

   Teaching for Astronomy Development (TAD), 72

   Working Group on Communicating Astronomy with the Public (WGCAP), 151–155

   Worldwide Development of Astronomy (WWDA), 71–72

Informal Science – Science on a Sphere, 211, 243–244

Institut de Mécanique Céléste et de Calcul des Ephémérides; see Observatoire de Paris

Institut Laue-Langevin, 215

Instituto Superior de Ciências Aplicadas, 143

International Council of Scientific Unions (ISCU), 7, 73

International Dark Sky Association (IDA), 56, 86–87

International Meteor Organization (IMO), 56

International Occultation Timing Association (IOTA), 56

International Small Telescope Cooperative (ISTeC), 56

International Virtual Observatory Alliance, 57,153

International Year of Astronomy (IYA2009), 154, 155, 164–165, 175, 176, 255, 276

Internet, 258–261

   communicating astronomy to students and public, 245

   online courses, 254, 262, 265, 267–270

   social networking software, 128–131

Introduction to Astronomy @ Internet Program, 254, 262, 265, 267–269

Isobe, S., 89

Italy, 23–26


Jackson State University, 250

Japan, astronomy education in, 132–133, 138–139, 198, 199–202, 318

Jet Propulsion Laboratory Educator’s Guide to Convection, 100

Jewitt, David, 221

Johnson, C., 228

Joint Science Division of Scripps, Pitzer, and Claremont McKenna, 250

Jones, Barrie W., 31, 71

Jones, L. V., 190

Jörgensen, U. G., 215

Journal of Undergraduate Research, 18

Justi, R., 32


Kadooka, Mary Ann, 217, 305

Keck Northeastern Astronomy Consortium (KNAC), 130–131

Kembhavi, Ajit K., 155

Kenya, 289, 291

Key Reporter, The, 10

Kononovich, E. V., 253

Koschmann, T. D., 34

Koutchmy, S., 283

Krughoff, S., 243

Kuhn, Jeffrey, 221


Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, 249–250

Lawrence, Steve, 101

Lebofsky, L. A., 301

Lebofsky, N. R., 301

Lecture-Tutorials for Introductory Astronomy, 149–150, 189–199

Leslie, C. W., 228

Levay, Z. G., 178

light pollution, 8, 47, 85–90, 122, 124, 135–137

Lightman, A., 50, 51

Lindell, R., 193

Lipand, Andre, 97

Lomb, Nicholas, 71

Lowell Telescope, 218, 220

Luque, Bartolo, 180


Macedonia, Republic of, astronomy education in, 315

Macedonian Astronomical Society (MAS), 315

MacIntyre, Bill, 105

Madsen, C., 14, 152

Maran, S. P., 226

March, J. C. D., 310

Mardones, Diego, 61

Maryland Science Center, 211, 243–244

Mattox, John, 26

Matzner, Chris, 18

Maza, José, 61

Mazur, E., 52, 190, 192

McAdam, Brian, 231

McClendon, B., 243

McDermott, L. C., 190, 191

McFadden, Lucy, 220

McKinnon, David H., 19, 230

McNally, Derek, 14, 71, 291

media, astronomy and the, 81–82, 266

Medina, Philip, 100

mentoring, 203, 210, 221–224

Mestre, J. P., 190

Mexican Academy for Science Teachers, 308

Mexico, astronomy education in, 139, 156–159, 257, 306, 309

Mexico National University (UNAM), 158

Mitaka Starry Sky Club (Japan), 199

modelling and teaching astronomy, 4, 32–38

Montana State University, 196

Moore, A., 243

Moore, T. J., 71

Moscow State University, 258

multicultural science, 20

museums, 150, 183–188, 199, 200, 213, 257, 300, 301, 304

Myers, A. C., 34


Narlikar, J. V., 175

National Institute of Astrophysics, Optics, and Electronics of Mexico, 139

NASA, 196

NASA Deep Impact Mission, 210, 220, 223

   Education & Public Outreach, 218

NASA IDEAS (Initiative to Develop Education through Astronomy and Space Science), 210, 222

NASA Night Sky Network (NSN), 9, 108

NASA, podcasts, 161

Nassir, Michael, 222

National Autonomous University of Honduras, 254, 262–271

National Conferences on Undergraduate Research, 18

National Council on Undergraduate Research, 18

National Optical Astronomy Observatory Education and Public Outreach Programs, 196

National Science Foundation, 18, 196, 218

   Toward Other Planetary Systems (TOPS), 210, 219, 220, 222–223

National Virtual Observatory, 244, 247, 249

Netro, Augusto Damineli, 155

Newsam, A., 230

NOAA (National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration), 211, 243–244

Nobes, G., 277

Noble, R. W., 289

Noonan, E. J., 190

Nordström, Birgitta, 152, 155

NSF, see National Science Foundation

Nuffield Foundation, 96


observatories

   Armagh Observatory Human Orrery, 140–141

   Astronomical Observatory of Turin, 245

   Brackett Observatory, 250

   Central America Suyapa Astronomical Observatory (CASAO/NAUH), 254, 262–271

   Cerro Tololo Inter-American Observatory, 249–250

   Fayetteville State University Observatory, 310–314

   Gemini Observatory, 316–317

   Haleakala Observatory, 223

   Helwan Observatory, 255–256, 281–282, 286

   Hispano-German Observatory, 214

   Jodrell Bank Observatory, 25, 94

   Königsleiten Observatory, 214

   Kottamia Observatory, 282

   Las Cumbres Observatory, 210, 211, 230, 231, 241, 250

   Lowell Observatory, 249, 282

   McDonald Observatory, 305

   National Astronomical Observatory Rozhen, 315

   Observatoire de Paris, 203–204, 216

   Observatório do Valongo, 134

   Onsala Observatory, 24, 26

   Pierre Auger Observatory, 256, 293–299

   Royal Observatory of Belgium, 78, 282

   Sydney Observatory, 71, 90, 119–120

   TUBITAK National Observatory (TUG), 254–255, 272–275

   US National Optical Astronomy Observatories, 88

   Wendelstein Observatory, 214

observing

   daytime, 257, 310–314

   Moon, 312–313

   sunspots, 257, 313–314

   Venus, 257, 310–312

Offerdahl, E. G., 193

Olsen, Hillary, 98

Olson, D. W., 302

Olson, R. J. M., 305

Open University, 71, 91, 179, 180–181

Orléans University, 5, 62

Osborn, Wayne, 20

outreach

   astronomy, printed media, 157, 158, 177–182

   blogs, 148, 161–162

   degree programs, 158

   IAU, 163–165, 169–176

   in Spanish, 317

   informal learning, 157

   podcasts, 148, 160–162

   printed media, 316

   radio, 147, 157–158, 179–180, 182

   social networking sites, 148, 161–162

   television, 147, 158

   to disadvantaged children, 255, 276–280

   to educators and professionals, 25, 293–299

   to hospitalized children, 199, 201–202

   to public, 9–10, 106–109, 113, 115, 127, 138–139, 140–141, 147, 148–149, 150, 151–155, 156–159, 160–162, 163–176, 183–188, 198, 199–202, 204, 218, 221, 245, 254, 262–271, 316–317

   to public, fundraising, 147, 156

   to schools, 256, 293–299, 315–316, 321

   to women, 147–148, 156, 159, 257, 307


Paczynski, B., 258

   code, 254, 258–259

Panamá, Universidad de, 268

Park, Brien, 100

Partridge, R. Bruce, 304

Pasachoff, Jay M., 14, 16, 38, 47, 71, 84, 89, 175, 230, 242, 291, 303, 305, 310

Pati, Ashok, 152

PBS-NOVA, podcasts, 161

Pecker, Jean-Claude, 38

peer instruction, 51–52

peer learning, 95, 150, 195, 213

Percy, John R., 71, 89, 127, 155, 159, 224, 232

Pérez de Celis, M. T. J., 184, 185, 188

Perkins, Kala, 31, 49

Philekpaideutiki Eteraieia, 89

Physics Education Research (PER), 48

Pickwick, Alan, 225, 232, 242

planetariums, 10, 120, 213

   France, 66

   Ukraine, 323

Pluto, and definition of a planet, 169

podcasts, audio and video, 148, 160–162

Poland, 23–26

Pomona College, 250

Portugal, 23–26

Portugal, astronomy education in, 204

Posner, G. J., 192

practical activities in astronomy education, 5, 9, 40–47, 98–105, 134–135, 140–141, 143, 150, 199–202, 203–204, 227–232, 235, 256–257, 300–305, 318

Prague, astronomical clock, 142–143

Prather, E. E., 190, 193, 195

Project ASTRO, 88, 106

pseudoscience, 8, 83


Radio Nacional de España (RNE), 10, 115

Rector, T. A., 178

Reddish, E. F., 190

remote telescopes, cooperative observation system, 245, 247

Rennie, L., 234

research, in astronomy education, 3, 16, 218, 250

Richwine, P., 195

Robson, Ian, 151, 155

Roche, P., 230

Romania, 76, 78, 80, 81–82

Ros, Rosa M., 38, 61, 71, 188, 291

Ryan, J. M., 192


Sadler, P., 50, 51, 54, 190, 193

Safko, J. L., 193

Salsa J. (software), 23, 24, 25

Schaefer, B. E., 313

Schneps, M. H., 51, 54, 190

Science at NASA, 161

science cafés, 150, 199–201

science fairs, 3, 17, 18, 210, 218, 222, 224

Science in School, 209, 212, 215, 216

Science on Stage, 212, 214–215

Scranton, R., 243

Second Guide Star Catalogue, 245, 247

Sekiguchi, Kazuhiro, 152, 155

Serbia, astronomy education in, 143, 317

Shadish, W. R., 235

Slacker Astronomy, 160–161

Slater, Tim, 14, 15

Sloan Digital Sky Survey, 211, 243

Slooh, 57, 125

Smith, Malcolm, 89

Sneider, C. I., 301

social networking/tagging software, 128–131

Society for Astronomical Sciences (SAS), 56

Society of Little Astronomers, 138–139

SOHO, 256, 283–286

Sokoloff, D. R., 190

solar-terrestrial relationships, teaching manual, 4, 28, 30

SOLO taxonomy, 14–15, 237

Space Science Institute, 220

Space Telescope Science Institute, 245

Spain, 23–26

Spain, astronomy education in, 10, 113–115, 139, 315–17

Stavinschi, Magda, 11, 71, 84, 175, 274

Stein, Seth, 100

Stencel, Robert, 47

STEREO, 256

Sternberg Astronomical Institute of Russia, 4

student enrollments in the sciences, 116–121

Sudan, 283, 286

Sun, observing the, 43, 110–112, 281–287; see also eclipses

Sun, teaching manual, 27–31

Sweden, 23–26


Tanzania, 289, 291

Tashakkori, A., 235

teachers

   in-service education, 315

   in-service training, 13, 25, 143, 149, 190, 213, 218–220, 222–224, 236, 255, 257, 267, 268, 273–275, 278–279, 306, 308

   pre-service training, 4, 32–38, 96, 149, 190

   training, exchange programs, 205

   training, summer schools, 5, 35, 9–47, 212, 219–222

teacher-support materials, 10, 126, 209, 211, 215, 216, 218, 234, 257, 306–309, 323

teaching astronomy

   audiovisual teaching aids, 148, 177–182

   by peers, 16, 19

   curriculum, 59–60, 62–63, 268–269

   high- vs. low-level courses, 21

   IAU recommendations, 11–12, 253, 268

   modeling, 32–38

   strategies for, college/university level, 3, 5, 9, 10, 13–22, 48–54, 62–69, 71–72, 98–105, 113–115, 119–120, 139, 149–150, 177–182, 189–199, 250, 256–257, 258–261, 262, 265, 267–269, 300–305, 310–314

   strategies for, elementary and/or high school, 85–90, 98–105, 110–112, 113–115, 122–127, 134–135, 139, 143, 203–204, 210, 219–225, 226–232, 233–242, 254–255, 257, 262–267, 269–270, 272–275, 306–309, 317

   student workshops, 210, 218, 219, 220

   through sounds and sonifications, 113–115, 180

   with food demonstrations, 98–105

   with modules, 8, 92–94, 95, 96, 97, 126, 255, 277

   writing, 177–182, 257, 306–308

teaching manual

   solar-terrestrial relationships, 4, 30

   the Earth, 4, 29–30

   the Sun, 4, 27–30

teaching science

   countering student dissatisfaction, 3, 10, 23, 119–120, 122, 139, 234–235, 237–238

   history of astronomy, 58–61

   middle and high school, 23–26, 215–216, 219, 221, 254–255, 272–275

   stellar evolution, 258–261

technology, in astronomy learning, 55–57, 205, 245

Teddlie, C., 235

telescopes, 124, 130, 138–139, 199, 250, 257, 262, 265, 281, 283, 310–314, 318

   Bradford Robotic Telescope, 10, 124–126, 210, 229, 231

   ESO Very Large Telescope, 213–214

   Faulkes Telescope, 125

   FUSE (Far Ultraviolet Spectroscopic Explorer), 130

   Internet, 4, 6, 10, 23, 57, 124–126

   remote/robotic, 124–126, 226, 229, 230, 231–232, 233–234, 241

   self-made, 229, 318

   Slooh, 57, 125

television, astronomy on, 81, 180–182

TENPLA project, 150, 198, 199–202

Texas Natural Science Center, 300

Tholen, David, 221

Thornton, R. K., 190

time-shifting, 148, 160

Tobias, S., 13, 190

Toilet Paper, Astronomical, 198

Torres-Peimbert, Silvia, 112, 121, 127

TRACE, 256

transits, 216, 235, 250, 321

   observing, 108

Treagust, D. F., 32

Tunisia, 255, 276

Turkey, astronomy education in, 254–5, 272–275

tutors, 95

Tytler, R., 33

Tzec Maun Foundation, 57


Ukraine

   astronomical toponymy, 318, 320–321

   astronomy education in, 318, 320–321, 323

Ukrainian Astronomical Association, 323

UNESCO, 7, 8, 73, 88, 154, 165, 278–279, 288

United Kingdom, 23–26, 204

   education in, 10, 92, 95, 122–127

   astronomy education in, 140–141

United Nations, 7, 73

United States, 204

   education in, 123, 218

Universe Awareness (UNAWE), 255, 276–280

Universidad de Panamá, 268

University of Arizona, 149, 189

University of California, Berkeley, 114

University of Central Lancashire (UCLan), 8–9, 91

University of Chicago, 52

University of Chile, 6, 58–61

University of Colorado, 5

University of Groningen, 274

University of Hawaii (and Institute for Astronomy), 210, 219, 220, 224

University of Iowa, 114

University of Manchester, 94

University of Maryland, 220

University of Mexico, Hall of Astronomy, 148–149, 183–188

University of Pittsburgh, 243

University of Texas, 18, 300–305

University of the State of Jalisco, 158

University of Washington, 190

Ursprung, C., 16

US National Science Standards, 218, 226


Valenti, J. M., 167

van den Berg, Alex, 274

van Driel, J., 32

Venezuela, 255, 276, 278

Vesely, Jan, 46–47, 188

videoconferences, 88, 213

Virtual Observatory (VO), 96, 153–154, 177

Visiting Program to CASAO/NAUH, 254, 262, 264–267

Vlahos, M., 38

vlogging, 161

vodcasting, 161

Vosniadou, S., 277

Voyage in the Stars, 245, 247

Vsely, Jan, 287


Waller, B., 71

Washington Charter, 147, 151–153

Watanabe, J., 199

weather forecasting, by stellar & environmental methods, 256, 288–292

webcam astronomy, 229, 280

WebGURU, 18

Weiman, Carl, 49, 51

West, Michael, 151

Western Kentucky University, 210

Whitelock, Patricia A., 155

Williams College, 16, 130–131

Wilson, J. B., 14, 20

Wolff, S. C., 71

World Wind (NASA’s Learning Technologies), 211, 243


Yildiz, M., 274

YouTube, 161


Zeilik, M., 195

Zhu, Jin, 152, 155


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