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How has your topic influenced astronomy today?
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Assignment Guidelines from your Teacher

"At the last dim horizon, we search among ghostly errors of observations for landmarks that are scarcely more substantial. The search will continue. The urge is older than history. It is not satisfied and it will not be oppressed."

Edwin Hubble


Also try ...

This is an amazing source for biographies.  You will find overview information.  Move on to  videos, charts, and images.  Science Online has it all!


Try Sweet Search instead of Google.

Try Sweet Search - an academic search engine for students.


Another great database for this project!

You'll find reference information, images, videos, etc.


Check out these books in the library!


Find ebooks

Search Gale ebooks. You will be sent directly to the specific article within the reference book. 


Britannica - User Friendly

Britannica Online Encylopedia is a great place to start! 


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Best of the Web

Helpful Websites!  Look for the Timeline Maker, World Maps, Astronomy Sites, and Biography Sites.

World Maps Biographies
Timeline Maker Hawking      
NASA Hubble   

Chandra X-Ray Observatory         

Astronomy & People Mitchell
Skyscript Ptolemy

American Institute of Physics

Astronomy League

 Websites recommended by Britannica Online Encyclopedia


Help with Citations


Plagiarism_2 The databases above will cite your sources for you.  If you use a website, see the SCHS Library "Cite it Right" page for help, or use a printed source form.


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