External Resource: Space Based Astronomy: An educator guide with activities for science, mathematics, and technology

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This curriculum guide uses hands-on activities to help students and teachers understandthe significance of space-based astronomy—astronomical observations made fromouter space.It is not intended to serve as a curriculum.Instead,teachers should selectactivities from this guide that support and extend existing study.The guide contains fewof the traditional activities found in many astronomy guides such as constellation stud-ies,lunar phases,and planetary orbits.It tells,rather,the story of why it is important toobserve celestial objects from outer space and how to study the entire electromagnetic spectrum. Topics include: satellites, space-based astronomy, light, electromagnetic spectrum, spectra, stars, galaxies, and astronomy.

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