The Celestial Sphere: Educator's Supplement

The Celestial Sphere Educator's Supplement We are pleased that our Supplement has been
"Recommended" by a number of school boards.

Here is a 80 page booklet (5.5 x 7.5 inches) for The Celestial Sphere videotape. Designed an available only to teacher, it covers the material in the videotape in greater depth and introduces other topics useful in understanding stars and galaxies.

The book is layed out with time codes so that teachers can fast-forward the tape to access specific topics. It has a wire binding so that the book will sit open on a table. The plastic cover is for durability.


    $20 ea. plus $12 shipping and handling.

Wholesale prices are available on request.


Chapter 1

This first chapter contains background material about the videotape and how it was filmed. The five remaining sections provide more in depth material than was possible on the videotape.

1. Introduction
    Background of the Videotape
    The Seasons
    A Star Primer
    A Solar System Primer
    A Galaxy Primer

Chapter 2

The second chapter provides a summary of the videotape. It is separated into five sections and 18 sub-sections each with their corresponding time code from the beginning of the tape.

2.1 Introduction
    An Introduction

2.2 Annual & Dirunal Motions
    Rotation of the Earth
    Co-ordinate System
    Annual Motion
    Stars of the Seasons
    2.3 Constellations & Star Names
    Northern Sky
    More Southern Stars
    Eastern Sky
    Southern Sky
    Western Sky
    2.4 Deep Sky Objects
    Open Clusters
    Globular Clusters
    2.5 Other Phenomena
    Solar Eclipse

Chapter 3

The third chapter is the text for the narration. This makes the book and The Celestial sphere videotape very good for ESL (English as a Second Language) course. It will also assist teachers in forwarding the videotape to section they wish to present in class.


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