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    For Your Astronomers: Starry Night Education: Free Classroom Resources

    Link: Starry Night Education | Astronomy Software | Free Resources

    FREE CLASSROOM RESOURCES

    Starry Night Education is pleased to offer these high quality, educational additions for your Elementary through College level astronomy courses. Some of these materials are designed to run with Starry Night Education software, but many of these resources can be used on their own. We add new files often, so check back regularly!
    Resources currently offered on this page:

    STARRY NIGHT SKYCHARTS

    Choose from our selection on online apps, widgets and gadgets!

    ASTRONOMY CONCEPT DIAGRAMS:

    Explain difficult astronomical concepts with clear, concise diagrams from Starry Night Education. [Requires software sold by Starry Night Education]

    GALILEO'S UNIVERSE: This entry has no link attached to it.

    STARRY NIGHT PANORMAS:

    Add visual impact to Starry Night in your classroom with these 360 panoramas, for use with any Starry Night Software. Simply click to download the zip file, expand and place in your 'Horizon Panoramas' folder. [Requires software sold by Starry Night Education]

    SNF FILES:

    We've done the work for you with these pre-configured Starry Night files, designed to demonstrate key educational concepts with your Starry Night Software. [Requires software sold by Starry Night Education]

    ASTRONOMY TUTORIALS:

    These easy to use, multi-media tutorials explore some of astronomy's most fascinating subjects and require nothing beyond a simple browser. [Hover over the picture or the words 'ASTRONOMY TUTORIALS' and the word 'Display' should appear. When it does click your mouse button once to see the resources:

    Debunking the Mars Hoax
    What is a Constellation? [This resource cannot be located at the moment?]
    The Big Dipper Clock Astronomy Lesson [Offered as PDF]

    ASTRONOMICAL AUDIO PRONUNCIATION GUIDE

    Audio Guide for 500 commonly mispronounced astronomical objects. [An on line clickable resource. Pronunciations are grouped: Asteroids, Constellations, Planets & Moons, Meteor Showers, Stars]

    ASTRONOMY DICTIONARY

    Starry Night Education brings you this guide to demystifying baffling astro-jargon.

    STARRY NIGHT COMPANION

    Click to download this 192 page, introductory astronomy text. For use with or without Starry Night Software. [Offered as PDF]

    WELCOME TO ASTRONOMY GUIDE

    You can start exploring tonight! All you need is a bit of practical advice and this guide. [Offered as PDF]

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    You can also look at the World Wide Telescope and Stellerium for free star chart/astronomy software just to add to the avalible resources in the thread.

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    Quote Originally Posted by SYNACK View Post
    You can also look at the World Wide Telescope and Stellerium for free star chart/astronomy software just to add to the avalible resources in the thread.
    This is a link to a website that lists lots more resources:

    Link: Astronomy Software List - Freeware, Shareware, Commercial

    This page was last modified on Aug 04, 2009 and contains 294 links to astronomy programs.
    Although the site hasn't been updated in some time the links appear to be valid [haven't checked them all] including links to download star charts [Offered as PDF]

    Link: Free PDF Star Charts

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