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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

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More Teaching Strategies Image The Multiple-Choice Test:
Creating Better Questions
Whether we like it or not, for many of us, there is no escaping the multiple-choice test. When faced with a hundred students, and no grader, it is simply a... More >>
More Teaching Strategies Image Guest Moderation:
The Tradition Continues
It's hard to believe our Astrolrner@CAE Guest Moderation Program is entering its third year… Over the past year, Paul Robinson has been doing such a fine job,... 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 >>

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Launch of Apollo 11
On July 16, 1969, the huge, 363-feet tall Saturn V rocket launches on the Apollo 11 mission from Pad A, Launch Complex 39, Kennedy Space Center, at 9:32 a.m. EDT. Onboard the Apollo 11 spacecraft are astronauts Neil A. Armstrong, commander; Michael Collins, command module pilot; and Edwin E. Aldrin Jr., lunar module pilot. Apollo 11 was the United States' first lunar landing mission. While astronauts Armstrong and Aldrin descended in the Lunar Module "Eagle" to explore the Sea of Tranquility region of the moon, astronaut Collins remained with the Command and Service Modules "Columbia" in lunar orbit. > Apollo 11 and NASA's Next Giant Leap Photo Credit: NASA... 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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