Second Edition   ©2014

Investigating Astronomy

Timothy F. Slater (University of Wyoming) , Roger Freedman (University of California, Santa Barbara)

  • ISBN-10: 1-4641-4085-5; ISBN-13: 978-1-4641-4085-3; Format: Paper Text, 400 pages

Sparked by the latest developments in astronomy education research, Investigating Astronomy focuses on conceptual understanding, visual literacy, and inquiry-based learning.  Tim Slater and Roger Freedman’s concise (15 chapter) text explores core topics to show how astronomers study and decipher the universe’s underlying processes, helping students approach the subject from a professional scientist’s perspective.
 
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