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Astronomy Connections: Linking Museums to Classrooms Through Technology
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, , Adler Planetarium & Astronomy Museum, United States

Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference, ISBN 978-1-880094-33-4 Publisher: Association for the Advancement of Computing in Education (AACE), Chesapeake, VA

Abstract

This paper describes an educational technology program developed by the Adler Planetarium & Astronomy Museum, entitled Astronomy Connections. The program partners the Adler with the Illinois State Board of Education and the Chicago Public Schools, targeting Chicago teachers and students at the K-12 levels. Astronomy Connections is designed to empower teachers with innovative and effective ways of integrating Internet-based technologies, museum resources, and astronomy-related themes into their instructional program. Astronomy Connections aims to engage students in meaningful experiences that involve collaboration and relevant applications of their learning.

Citation

Childs, M. & Wunar, B. (1999). Astronomy Connections: Linking Museums to Classrooms Through Technology. In J. Price, J. Willis, D. Willis, M. Jost & S. Boger-Mehall (Eds.), Proceedings of SITE 1999--Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference (pp. 25-29). Chesapeake, VA: Association for the Advancement of Computing in Education (AACE). Retrieved August 23, 2019 from .

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