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written by Andrew Fraknoi
published by the Astronomical Society of the Pacific
This item is a resource guide to nontechnical books, articles, and web sites about black holes.  It provides annotated links to articles and information on stellar mass, supermassive, and quantum black holes, plus a specific category devoted to the large black hole at the center of the Milky Way. Users will also find resources on black holes for educators, simulations that model the phenomenon, introductory readings on the general theory of relativity, and a section of science fiction with scientifically accurate portrayals of black holes.
Editor's Note: This resource is part of a larger set of educational materials compiled and edited by the Astronomical Society of the Pacific.
Subjects Levels Resource Types
Astronomy
- Cosmology
- Stars
= Black Holes
Relativity
- General Relativity
= Black Holes
= Compact Objects
- High School
- Lower Undergraduate
- Informal Education
- Professional Development
- Collection
- Instructional Material
= Annotation
= Curriculum support
= Tutorial
- Reference Material
= Bibliography
Appropriate Courses Categories Ratings
- Physical Science
- Physics First
- Conceptual Physics
- Algebra-based Physics
- AP Physics
- Lesson Plan
- Activity
- Laboratory
- New teachers
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© 2010 Andrew Fraknoi
Can be freely used for any educational nonprofit purpose, as long as full author credit is given in all copies.
Keywords:
astronomy bibliography, bibliographies, black holes, general relativity, quantum black holes, reading lists, resource guide, science fiction, supermassive black holes. mini-black holes
Record Creator:
Metadata instance created February 3, 2010 by Andrew Fraknoi
Record Updated:
October 4, 2012 by Lyle Barbato
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when Cataloged:
December 28, 2009

This resource is part of a Physics Front Topical Unit.


Topic: Astronomy
Unit Title: Astronomy Resources For the High School Classroom

A well-constructed guide to non-technical books, articles, and web sites about black holes. Don't miss the sections on the large black hole at the center of the Milky Way and links to animations that model the black hole phenomenon. All resources are appropriate for high school level.

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A. Fraknoi, (Astronomical Society of the Pacific, San Francisco, 2010), WWW Document, (http://www.astrosociety.org/edu/resources/blackholesprint.html).
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A. Fraknoi, Black Holes - An Introductory Resource List, (Astronomical Society of the Pacific, San Francisco, 2010), <http://www.astrosociety.org/edu/resources/blackholesprint.html>.
APA Format
Fraknoi, A. (2009, December 28). Black Holes - An Introductory Resource List. Retrieved October 26, 2014, from Astronomical Society of the Pacific: http://www.astrosociety.org/edu/resources/blackholesprint.html
Chicago Format
Fraknoi, Andrew. Black Holes - An Introductory Resource List. San Francisco: Astronomical Society of the Pacific, December 28, 2009. http://www.astrosociety.org/edu/resources/blackholesprint.html (accessed 26 October 2014).
MLA Format
Fraknoi, Andrew. Black Holes - An Introductory Resource List. San Francisco: Astronomical Society of the Pacific, 2010. 28 Dec. 2009. 26 Oct. 2014 <http://www.astrosociety.org/edu/resources/blackholesprint.html>.
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