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
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.
Amazing Space Tactile Astronomy
NASA IDEAS SEE Project http://analyzer.depaul.edu/SEE_Project/Image of the sun by Masa.
You Can Do Astronomy (Noreen Grice) http://www.youcandoastronomy.com/
Read an inspiring article by Chelsea Cook entitled "Bitten By the Space Bug" here:
(article published in the Braille Monitor - January 2013)
Multi-Sensory Approach to Search for Young Stellar Objects in CG4Abstract:
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)
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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