General information for everyone
This page lists selected external astro-educational web sites; our own education & outreach pages give additional resources.
ASTROEX ESA/ESO Astronomy Exercise Series
Astronomy In Your Hands Includes activities for classroom and home, and instructions for constructing a planisphere (NZ).
Astronomy Notes A complete on-line textbook, by Nick Strobel (US)
Astronomy 131 The University of Montana's elementary astronomy course, by David Friend (US)
CLEA "Contemporary Laboratory Experiences in Astronomy" – computer-based practical experiments
Educational Guide to Space & Astronomy Provided by the University of Leicester
Everything You Wanted To Know Not quite everything, this site is to encourage UK-based sixth formers thinking about going to university, and also undergraduates, to consider sponsorships, placements and other beneficial programmes and to look to the future in graduate opportunities.
GCSE Physics "Here you can learn all you need to know about the Earth and Universe."
HotLiquidMagma.com A practical guide to astronomy, edited by by FJ Napoleone
National Schools Observatory The National Schools' Observatory is a major web-based resource that allows UK schools to use world-class astronomical telescopes sited all around the world.
Orrery Includes a concise reference to solar-system bodies
Resource Guide for Physical Sciences Supplied by JISC, the Joint Information Systems Committee PPARC A comprehensive listing of resources for teaching (UK)
Sun Trek Find out more about your nearest star
StarChild and NASA-Kids NASA's learning centres for younger astronomers (US)
Stars & Galaxies A hypertext course for non-science undergraduates, by Richard McCray (US)
Zoom Astronomy An on-line site about space and astronomy, designed for people of all ages and levels of comprehension.
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