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Please note: the pages in the Education section of the website have not been maintained for several years now.

The RASC Education & Public Outreach Committee is pleased to make these additional resources available to you.

RASC Centre Education Resources

The RASC Centre Education Resource list is your "one stop" link to what astronomy educators across the RASC have created to help teach astronomy. It is hoped that this list will promote sharing between the Centres and spark new, better teaching ideas. The Education Committee hopes you will find the list helpful as you prepare your lesson, run your event or create your own education materials.

The articles are listed according to the Centre that hosts them. Clicking on the Centre name above a particular list will direct you to the host Centre's Web page.

This list does not imply or give copyright permission of any kind for the articles listed.

Prince George Centre

Calgary Centre

Kitchener-Waterloo Centre

Ottawa Centre

New Brunswick Centre

Provincial & Territorial Teaching Astro-Related Cirriculum Requirements

Listed Alphabetically and in PDF format

We are pleased to offer to all Educator's in Centres the information needed to help plan your Astronomy talks and to work hand in hand with what the teachers are doing in their classrooms.

Alberta

British Columbia

Manitoba

New Brunswick

Newfoundland

Northwest Territories

Nova Scotia

Nunavut

Ontario

Prince Edward Island

Quebec

Saskatchewan

Yukon

"British Columbia and Yukon reproduced with the permission of the Province of British Columbia."

Scouts and Guides

Both Scouts and Guides offer astronomy as part of their badge program either as a specific badge or as an area of interest that you can explore. Find out more from your scout or guide leader.

Guides Canada - Astronomy Badge Requirements

Scouts Canada - Wolf Cubs - Astronomy and Space Exploration Badges

Telescopes and Binoculars

Considering buying a telescope? Check out this link for valuable information:

Telescope Basics

Information from the Government of Canada -Science and Technology for Canadians-Les sciences et la technologie pour les Canadiens

Science.gc.ca

Other Useful Links

Crayola Calendar - Good link for younger Astronomers http://www.crayola.com/calendar.aspx