Basic concepts for the introductory astronomy course for secondary or
The entire series of Astronomy Basics is also available as a CD Rom.
This CD contains 271 images that illustrate the basic concepts covered
in a general astronomy curricullum and are sutable for either
projection or viewing on a computer monitor screen. The software
allows the user to display the images in each of the nine categories
in Power Point format. Also included are the raw TIFF and JPEG
files of each image for use by the instructor in other applications.
Teacherís notes are also provided for each category. The Astronomy
Basics CD is a general overview from Planet Earth outward to the
universe, presented in a logical manner, giving the student a general
understanding of the most basic elements of Astronomy. The CD
is cross-platformed for PC and Mac System Requirements. PC:
Pentium 166MGHz, 32MB RAM, Windows 95/98/2000 or Win NT.
Mac PPC 120MHZ or faster. OS 7.5 or later. 16MB RAM.