Teachable Moments

There is a wealth of information on the Internet related to science, space physics and astronomy. Unfortunately, this information is scattered over hundreds of websites and takes many hours of research to find useful, concise and enlightening information that can be used for teaching purposes.

Teachable Moments is our attempt to put together the best of what’s on the web about various subjects that are fundamental and used by scientists and astronomers in their quest for a better understanding of our universe. In the drop-down menu, items with this Student Activity Included symbol include either a classroom activity or a student project.

These classroom interactive Teachable Moments can be used to engage your students in the understanding of specific concepts that build on one another so a complete fundamental understanding of a subject can easily be taught in small segments of time – Teachable Moments.