Some of these are laboratories that ask the student, teacher, or researcher to conduct an experiment by locating an object of interest on the web or making one up from their imagination.
Others are participatory exercises for particular subjects of interest such as:
Lessons are activities that engage the participant in original astronomical research.
Problem sets give the participants an opportunity to perform reasoning and mathematics.
Quizzes allow the students to test their knowledge and test-taking skills.
Theoretical astronomical activitiesEdit
These are laboratories designed to introduce alternative explanations for astronomical phenomena. Examples include
- Ancient or prehistorical astronomers watched the skies with more interest than we do today.
- International Astronomical Union
- NASA/IPAC Extragalactic Database - NED
- NASA's National Space Science Data Center
- The SAO/NASA Astrophysics Data System
- SDSS Quick Look tool: SkyServer
- SIMBAD Astronomical Database
- SIMBAD Web interface, Harvard alternate
- Spacecraft Query at NASA
- Universal coordinate converter