Models and manipulatives for teaching astronomy in the elementary classroom : an honors thesis [(HONRS 499)]

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dc.contributor.advisor Watson, James en_US Riggs, Nicole A. en_US 2011-06-06T19:19:50Z 2011-06-06T19:19:50Z 1989 en_US 1989
dc.identifier.other A-83 en_US
dc.description.abstract The purpose of this paper is to provide the elementary classroom teacher with lesson plans, activity sheets, and a large resource section for teaching the astronomy section of their science curriculum. The paper has been divided into two major sections. The first is the section with the plans and the second half is the resource section.In the first section you will find lessons that are ready for you to use with your students. They have been written so that you, the teacher, has a basic plan form, but also so that they can be understood by the students. A very special thanks goes to Peter Hirt who did all of the wonderful illustrations in this part of the paper.The resources make up the second half of the paper, and they, themselves, consist of three parts. The first part is a listing of all of the major planetariums, space museums, and observatories in the five state area of Illinois, Indiana, Kentucky, Michigan, and Ohio. The address and phone number for each in alphabetical order under the state heading. The second section contains 63 addresses of companies and organizations that provide information, models, material, or other visual aids for teaching astronomy in your classroom. Finally, the third section is a brief listing of some of the trade books that you might want to use with your students.
dc.description.sponsorship Honors College
dc.format.extent 34 leaves : ill. ; 29 cm. en_US
dc.source Virtual Press en_US
dc.subject.lcsh Education. en_US
dc.subject.lcsh Ball State University. Honors College -- Theses (B.?.) -- 1989. en_US
dc.title Models and manipulatives for teaching astronomy in the elementary classroom : an honors thesis [(HONRS 499)] en_US
dc.type Undergraduate senior honors thesis Thesis (B.?.)
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    Honors theses submitted to the Honors College by Ball State University undergraduate students in partial fulfillment of degree requirements.

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