Science Teaching Series

Internet Resources

I. Developing Scientific Literacy

II. Developing Scientific Reasoning

III. Developing Scientific Understanding

IV. Developing Scientific Problem Solving

V. Developing Scientific Research Skills

VI. Resources for Teaching Science


Fields of Study

  1. Solar System
  2. The Earth
  3. The Moon
  4. Space & Sun


  1. Observatories & Planetirums
  2. Current Sky Events & Space Missions
  3. Orders of Magnitude - Scale in the Universe
  4. Astronomy Simulations
  5. Astronomy Software
  6. Absolute Astronomy - Almanac
  7. Spreadsheets for teaching astronomy

Educational Materials

  1. JPL Educational Outreach: Jet Propulsion Laboratory, Pasadena CA
  2. SpaceLink: NASA's electronic resources for educators
  3. Space flight Now: Updates on current missions
  4. NASA/JSC: Johnson Space Center, Houston TX
  5. NASA Education Program: Education programs sponsored by NASA
  6. NASA Quest: Learning technologies from NASA
  7. NASA CORE: Central Operation of Resources for Educators: distribution of multimedia materials
  8. Dryden Teacher Outreach: Education outreach programs
  9. Planisphere: Template for making a planisphere

Online Magazines

  1. Astronomy Magazine: Astronomy magazine
  2. Sky & Telescope: Premier magazine for amateur astronomers
  3. Stardate Magazine: McDonald Observatory, University of Texas, Austin
  4. Astronomy Now: Current data on astronomy
  5. Current events in space science