Skip to content
Cart

Your Cart

×

You have 0 items in your cart.

Register Sign in Wishlist
Look Inside Teaching Astronomy in Schools

Teaching Astronomy in Schools

$27.99 (R)

  • Date Published: February 2016
  • availability: Available
  • format: Paperback
  • isbn: 9781316509791

$ 27.99 (R)
Paperback

Add to cart Add to wishlist

Looking for an examination copy?

If you are interested in the title for your course we can consider offering an examination copy. To register your interest please contact collegesales@cambridge.org providing details of the course you are teaching.

Description
Product filter button
Description
Contents
Resources
Courses
About the Authors
  • Originally published in 1962, as a second edition of a 1956 original, this book was designed as a classroom guide to teach school students the fundamental principals of astronomy. The book came into fruition through the noticeable imbalance, prevalent at the time, of teaching astronomy at university level and not, or barely at all, at school level. Chapters are readily understandable with clear subject headings such as 'In the open air', 'The school telescope' and 'Teaching aids'. Diagrams, a bibliography and an index are included for reference. This book will be of great value to scholars of the history of education.

    Customer reviews

    Not yet reviewed

    Be the first to review

    Review was not posted due to profanity

    ×

    , create a review

    (If you're not , sign out)

    Please enter the right captcha value
    Please enter a star rating.
    Your review must be a minimum of 12 words.

    How do you rate this item?

    ×

    Product details

    • Date Published: February 2016
    • format: Paperback
    • isbn: 9781316509791
    • length: 88 pages
    • dimensions: 180 x 127 x 6 mm
    • weight: 0.1kg
    • availability: Available
  • Table of Contents

    Preface
    Preface to the second edition
    Introduction. Teaching astronomy in the past: the case against teaching it
    Addenda
    1. Why, when, and how?
    2. In the classroom
    3. In the open air
    4. The school telescope
    5. Teaching aids
    Bibliography
    Index.

  • Author

    Ernest Agar Beet

Sign In

Please sign in to access your account

Cancel

Not already registered? Create an account now. ×

Sorry, this resource is locked

Please register or sign in to request access. If you are having problems accessing these resources please email lecturers@cambridge.org

Register Sign in
Please note that this file is password protected. You will be asked to input your password on the next screen.

» Proceed

You are now leaving the Cambridge University Press website. Your eBook purchase and download will be completed by our partner www.ebooks.com. Please see the permission section of the www.ebooks.com catalogue page for details of the print & copy limits on our eBooks.

Continue ×

Continue ×

Continue ×

Find content that relates to you

This site uses cookies to improve your experience. Read more Close

Are you sure you want to delete your account?

This cannot be undone.

Cancel

Thank you for your feedback which will help us improve our service.

If you requested a response, we will make sure to get back to you shortly.

×
Please fill in the required fields in your feedback submission.
×