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STEM Ed Announcement: Understanding the Cosmos

This is not a UMass Amherst program.
 Contact information is below.
 Understanding the Cosmos: A New Science-Related Teacher Resource from
 the Library of Congress
 A Library's Teacher blog post 
 announces the launch of the Librarys
 newest primary source set, Understanding the Cosmos: Changing Models
 of the Solar System and the Universe,
 Teachers and students can
 explore these models and the astronomers who created them. More than
 a dozen drawings, illustrations, and heavenly atlases from across the
 centuries invite students to zoom in on and examine details.
 Historical background and teaching ideas support teachers as they
 guide students in speculating about these documents creators, the
 ideas they developed, and methods and principles that even today are
 common to scientists across disciplines. 
 Contact Rich Cairn, Director, Collaborative for Educational Services
 Library of Congress Teaching with Primary Sources program if you are
 interested in setting up free professional development on this
 Rich Cairn, Collaborative for Educational Services (CES)
  Program Director, Emerging America
   - Library of Congress: Teaching with Primary Sources
   - Teaching American History
  Editor, CES Publications
 97 Hawley Street, Northampton, MA 01060
 (413) 586-4900 x166
 (413) 586-2878  fax
 Professional Development Workshops

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