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By Jay Pasachoff,John Percy

Astronomy is taught in colleges around the world, yet few schoolteachers have any historical past in astronomy or astronomy instructing, and on hand assets will be inadequate or non-existent. This quantity highlights the various locations for astronomy within the curriculum; correct schooling examine and 'best practice'; options for pre-service and in-service instructor schooling; using the net and different applied sciences; and the position that planetariums, observatories, technology centres, and enterprises and beginner astronomers can play. The unique wishes of constructing international locations, and different under-resourced parts also are highlighted. The ebook concludes by means of addressing how the instructing and studying of astronomy will be superior all over the world. This invaluable evaluate relies on papers and posters offered via specialists at a different consultation of the overseas Astronomical Union.

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