This section contains link to external organisations.
|Sky at Night Magazine||http://www.skyatnightmagazine.com|
|Association for Astronomy Education||http://www.aae.org.uk|
|RAS Education Committee – competitions for schools and information leaflets.||http://www.ras.org.uk|
|On this site are 4 educational exercises aimed at students aged 16-19, but societies might find them interesting if running any sort of practical astronomy sessions. The exercises all relate to distance measuring.||http://www.astroex.org/|
|Some experiments on Cosmic Rays||http://sunshine.chpc.utah.edu/javalabs/java102/hess/index.htm|
|Links to a number of astronomy lessons||http://imagine.gsfc.nasa.gov/docs/teachers/lessons/|
|Another set of astronomy education experiments||http://www.sr.bham.ac.uk/xmm/forteachers.html|
Planets for Kids – Informative page for kids which provides information on the planets in our solar system.
Places to Visit
Below is a list of a few astronomy related atractions that are mostly across the UK.
Coats Observatory – Strathclyde
Mills Observatory – Dundee
Thinktank – Birmingham’s Science Museum
Spaceport – Liverpool
Techniquest – Cardiff
Further places to visit can be found in the FAS Handbook.