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published by the Astronomical Society of the Pacific
edited by Andrew Fraknoi
This resource guide for teachers and learners provides a large set of print and web-based resources about the contributions of women to astronomy.  It includes sections on more than 30 women of the past and present, plus a section of general articles on the triumphs and challenges of women in the field of astronomy. Also included are links to comprehensive bibliographies, NASA profiles of women astronomers, and recommended web sites related to the topic.

The materials in this compilation are non-technical and are appropriate for secondary level curriculum development and student research support.
Subjects Levels Resource Types
Astronomy
- Historical Astronomy
= History of Astronomy
Education Foundations
- Sample Population
= Gender: Female
- High School
- Lower Undergraduate
- Informal Education
- Reference Material
= Bibliography
Appropriate Courses Categories Ratings
- Physical Science
- Physics First
- Conceptual Physics
- Algebra-based Physics
- AP Physics
- Activity
- New teachers
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© 2004 Andrew Fraknoi
Keywords:
astronomy biographies, astronomy profiles, females in astronomy
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Metadata instance created December 1, 2004 by Andrew Fraknoi
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June 20, 2010 by Lyle Barbato
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Topic: Astronomy
Unit Title: Astronomy: An Historical Perspective

This gem of a resource lets students explore the background of 32 key women who have overcome prejudice and exclusion to make significant contributions to the field of astronomy. In addition, look for the annotated links to author-recommended web sites on the topic.

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, edited by A. Fraknoi (Astronomical Society of the Pacific, San Francisco, 2004), WWW Document, (http://www.astrosociety.org/education/resources/womenast_bib.html).
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Women in Astronomy: An Introductory Resource Guide, , edited by A. Fraknoi (Astronomical Society of the Pacific, San Francisco, 2004), <http://www.astrosociety.org/education/resources/womenast_bib.html>.
APA Format
Fraknoi, A. (Ed.). (2008, August 1). Women in Astronomy: An Introductory Resource Guide. Retrieved September 22, 2014, from Astronomical Society of the Pacific: http://www.astrosociety.org/education/resources/womenast_bib.html
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Fraknoi, Andrew, ed. Women in Astronomy: An Introductory Resource Guide. San Francisco: Astronomical Society of the Pacific, August 1, 2008. http://www.astrosociety.org/education/resources/womenast_bib.html (accessed 22 September 2014).
MLA Format
Fraknoi, Andrew, ed. Women in Astronomy: An Introductory Resource Guide. San Francisco: Astronomical Society of the Pacific, 2004. 1 Aug. 2008. 22 Sep. 2014 <http://www.astrosociety.org/education/resources/womenast_bib.html>.
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