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StarChild is an online astronomy learning center for elementary and middle school students.  Included are materials about the solar system, the Milky Way galaxy, and extra-galactic astronomy.  Materials are divided into two different grade levels:  K-8 and high school physical science.
Subjects Levels Resource Types
Astronomy
- Astronomy Education
- Fundamentals
- Solar System
- Elementary School
- Middle School
- Instructional Material
= Curriculum support
= Tutorial
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- Physical Science
- Physics First
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© 1996 NASA
Keywords:
Astronomy education, cosmology, solar system
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Metadata Instance Creation Date November 14, 2003 by Matthew Meizlish
Record Updated:
June 24, 2009 by Lyle Barbato
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This resource is part of a Physics Front Topical Unit.


Topic: Astronomy
Unit Title: Astronomy Activities

This website is a NASA-sponsored learning center for Grades 1-9.  Included are materials about the solar system, the Milky Way galaxy, and extra-galactic astronomy.  Materials are divided into two  levels:  K-8 and high school physical science.

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L. Whitlock, (1996), WWW Document, (http://starchild.gsfc.nasa.gov/docs/StarChild/StarChild.html).
AJP/PRST-PER
L. Whitlock, StarChild: A Learning Center for Young Astronomers (1996), <http://starchild.gsfc.nasa.gov/docs/StarChild/StarChild.html>.
APA Format
Whitlock, L. (1996). StarChild: A Learning Center for Young Astronomers. Retrieved July 30, 2014, from http://starchild.gsfc.nasa.gov/docs/StarChild/StarChild.html
Chicago Format
Whitlock, Laura. StarChild: A Learning Center for Young Astronomers. 1996. http://starchild.gsfc.nasa.gov/docs/StarChild/StarChild.html (accessed 30 July 2014).
MLA Format
Whitlock, Laura. StarChild: A Learning Center for Young Astronomers. 1996. 30 July 2014 <http://starchild.gsfc.nasa.gov/docs/StarChild/StarChild.html>.
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@misc{ Author = "Laura Whitlock", Title = {StarChild: A Learning Center for Young Astronomers}, Volume = {2014}, Number = {30 July 2014}, Year = {1996} }
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