Useful Links for Students and Teachers
Websites for teachers and to share with students:
Planning a Unit:
At Stardome we are always willing to help out with really tricky questions you need for homework, but be warned: we will not give you answers! That defeats the purpose of homework, and trust us, you will learn heaps more about research and writing if you look for it yourself.
You can find almost anything on the internet but you do have to be careful what you use in your assignments. We've put together a list of great websites we use here and are safe for kids. So find your topic and check it out!
Astronomy and Space Information:
= Great website!
= Some complicated ideas - not written for young students
New Zealand Astronomical Yearbook 2013
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- Solar Max - the Sun at its most violent
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- Monthly sky guides
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