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Astronomy Communication

Impact! The Making of a Meteorite "Impact! The Making of a Meteorite" (2007)
Interactive video loop shows how meteorites are created through Asteroid Belt collisions and propelled to Earth. Users get to create their own collision by changing parameters. Accompanied by a stand-alone video and a more comprehensive interactive game for classroom use. Originally produced for a permanent exhibition at the Harvard Museum of Natural History, will be distributed on DVD.
Climate Change "Climate Change" (2006)
Harvard professor Dan Schrag leads viewers to vote on what they would do to mitigate climate change on an interactive Web based game for visitors to the Harvard Museum of Natural History. Two video loops (Milankovitch Cycles and Dissappearing Ice) are included in this permanent exhibition.
Lighthouse of the Skies "Lighthouse of the Skies" (2006)
Promotional DVD for major Harvard-Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics astronomical activities.
Beyond the Solar System DVD Beyond the Solar System DVD (2005)
The Beyond the Solar System Professional Development Project offers opportunities for deepening content knowledge and exploring strategies for teaching and learning about current scientific models and evidence for the origin and evolution of our universe of galaxies.
Origins "Origins" (2006)
Video loop with paleontologist Andrew Knoll on early life for traveling exhibition produced by the Harvard Museum of Natural History.
Essential Science for Teachers: Earth and Space Science Essential Science for Teachers: Earth and Space Science (2004)
Exploring topics that range from soil to the solar system, Essential Science for Teachers: Earth and Space Science provides participants the opportunity to increase their science content knowledge and develop new understandings of how this content connects to K-6 classrooms.
MicroObservatory MicroObservatory (2004)
A promotional DVD for teachers using the MicroObservatory curriculum in their classroom.
Cosmic Questions Cosmic Questions (2000)
Interviews segments, exhibit walk through, and other video pieces for the museum exhibit titled: Cosmic Questions: Our place in Space and Time.
A promotional DVD for teachers using the ARIES curriculum in their classrooms.
Project STAR Project STAR (1994)
These two videos accompany the Project STAR textbook: Light Games is a homework video to investigate inverse square law with experiments using lights and distances and Sun, Moon, Stars is an interactive time-lapse classroom resource exploring the day and night time sky. Students use simple tools to take astronomical measurements from the time-lapse images on the TV screen.
Annie and the Stars of Many Colors Annie and the Stars of Many Colors (1993)
A video documentary in which fifth-grade students explore the childhood and career of Annie Jump Cannon through hands-on activities at the Harvard University Archives and the Harvard-Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics.
A Private Universe A Private Universe (1987)
A video documentary on education research for grade K-12 educators. From its famous opening scene at a Harvard graduation, this classic of education research brings into sharp focus the dilemma facing all educators: why even the brightest students fail to grasp basic science concepts.
Einstein USA 15 cents Einstein USA 15 cents (1986)
Montage of Einstein's life and discoveries to celebrate the design of the Einstein 15 cent US stamp.

Chemistry for the 21st Century

An on-line introductory course that humanizes and demystifies chemistry through 13 half-hour video programs, on-line text, and interactive labs.

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