Here's a teacher's question from the Modeling listserve. Please copy
her on any replies since she is not on this list.
> Date: Tue, 1 Feb 2005 14:19:28 -0800
> From: Cathy Harne <cathyharne@...>
> Subject: New Astronomy Course
> Fellow Modelers -
> I am a Physics teacher in PA, who is looking to start an astronomy
> elective next year ( I have only had a handful of astronomy courses
> myself). I really need some suggestions - especially from modelers.
> My school runs a physics first curriculum using the modeling
> curriculum in the 9th grade. Astronomy will be a senior year elective
> for students who have completed Physics, Chem and Bio.
> A couple of questions...
> 1. What programs/curriculums are there out there that would work well
> especially with modeling?
> 2. What topics would be appropriate to include in the curriculum?
> 3. Any advice on needed equipment? I am looking into some Project
> Star equipment - does anyone use that program?
> Any input is welcome....
> Cathy Harne
> Twin Valley High School