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CAE Executive Director Elected American Astronomical Society's Education Officer!
Mix One-Part Astronomy Education Research with One-Part General Education Astronomy Course and You Get a Very Potent Science Literacy Transformation Cocktail

If you want to watch his talk on the AAS website, click here.

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More Teaching Strategies Image Revving Up for Fall: Fostering Science Literacy for Our Students
and Scholarliness in Our Teaching
It's August, and classes are just around the corner. So, before this happens, we'd like you to take just a few minutes (or longer, if you like) to read two... More >>
More Teaching Strategies Image Cosmos in the Classroom 2010:
An Invitation to Rethink How You Teach
Join the Meeting this August!

Cosmos in the Classroom, the hands-on symposium on teaching introductory astronomy, will take place this summer... More >>

More Teaching Strategies Image Continuing to Build Our Community through Moderation:
Introducing Our New AstroLrner@CAE Guest Moderator
By now I think it's probably not a surprise to our longer-joined members that we at the Center for Astronomy Education (CAE) care deeply about community building.... More >>
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Seeing the Universe through NASA's Eyes
Image of the day NASA's Image of the Day Gallery
Total Lunar Eclipse
The United States was in a prime orbital position and time of day to view the eclipse on April 15, 2014. Depending on local weather conditions, the public got a spectacular view looking into the sky as the moon's appearance changed from bright orange to blood red to dark brown and perhaps gray. The eclipse is a phenomenon that occurs when the Earth, moon and sun are in perfect alignment, blanketing the moon in the Earth's shadow. The United States, in its entirety, will not be able to witness a full lunar eclipse again until 2019. This image was taken in San Jose, Calif. Image Credit: NASA Ames Research Center/Brian Day... Read More >>

CAE is housed in the Astronomy Dept. at the Univ. of Arizona's Steward Observatory. CAE is funded through the generous contributions of the NASA JPL Exoplanet Exploration Public Engagement Program. This material is based upon work supported by the National Science Foundation under Grant No. 0715517, a CCLI Phase III Grant for the Collaboration of Astronomy Teaching Scholars (CATS). Any opinions, findings, and conclusions or recommendations expressed in this material are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily reflect the views of the National Science Foundation.

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