Active Astronomy - A Multi-Sensory Approach

posted Jul 23, 2011, 2:32 PM by Marc Berthoud   [ updated Mar 1, 2013, 3:39 PM by Vivian Hoette ]

Active Astronomy – A Multi-Sensory Approach 

www.tinyurl.com/multi-sensory-activeastronomy/  (leads you to this webpage)

Active Astronomy Resources from SOFIA

SOFIA (Stratospheric Observatory for Infrared Astronomy) Education and Outreach

http://www.sofia.usra.edu/Edu/edu.html

Active Astronomy http://www.sofia.usra.edu/Edu/materials/activeAstronomy/activeAstronomy.html

 

Tracing Invisible Rays Optics Lab 

Setups for Blind, or Deaf students; each appropriate for sighted and hearing students.

The PDFs Active Astronomy Multi-sensory Approach, and the Tracing Invisible Rays Components and Parts List explain this activity and give instructions for creating the lab. 






Tactile Graphics

Picture of Tactile Saturn

Amazing Space Tactile Astronomy

http://amazing-space.stsci.edu/tactile-astronomy/


NASA IDEAS SEE Project http://analyzer.depaul.edu/SEE_Project/

 
Swellform Universe Series by Masayuki Nakamura m42orion @ zpost.plala.or.jp
Swellform Universe Series
by Masa Nakamura: Zodiac Constellations, Exciting Planets, and Solar Family (Japanese text; English and Braille for Tactiles) Image of the sun by Masa.


You Can Do Astronomy (Noreen Grice) http://www.youcandoastronomy.com/


Read an inspiring article by Chelsea Cook entitle
d "Bitten By the Space Bug"  here:
https://nfb.org/images/nfb/publications/bm/bm13/bm1301/bm130110.htm
(article published in the Braille Monitor - January 2013)

NITARP http://coolcosmos.ipac.caltech.edu/cosmic_classroom/teacher_research/

Multi-Sensory Approach to Search for Young Stellar Objects in CG4Abstract: 

http://adsabs.harvard.edu/abs/2011AAS...21724813H Abstract

Poster: http://coolcosmos.ipac.caltech.edu/cosmic_classroom/teacher_research/r4-cg4/poster_hoette.pdf  This poster emphasizes the approaches used to involve deaf students and blind students in the search for young stellar objects.  

Our picture on the top middle of page 12, in the AAS Newsletter http://aas.org/archives/Newsletter/Newsletter_157_2011_03_March_April.pdf 

Searching for Young Stellar Objects in CG4  (The Science Research)

Abstract: http://adsabs.harvard.edu/abs/2011AAS...21734008J

Poster: http://coolcosmos.ipac.caltech.edu/cosmic_classroom/teacher_research/r4-cg4/poster_johnson2011.pdf

Journal Publication: Rebull, L., et all, New Young Star Candidates in CG4 and Sa101. 2011, AJ, (arXiv 1105, 1180) http://arxiv.org/pdf/1105.1180v1.pdf



See attachments below for documents and Active Astronomy lessons.
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