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Resource Guide

Astronomical Pseudoscience: A Skeptic's Resource Guide

Target Audience:

  • Faculty / Instructors
  • K-12 Teachers
  • Undergraduates

Brief description of the resource guide and its strengths:

Annotated catalog of resources for responding to claims on the fringes of astronomy, such as astrology, UFO's, or the notion that NASA faked the Moon landing.

Description

Educators at all levels are faced with student questions about bizarre notions connected with astronomy that are current on the Web or on television.  In this guide, by Andrew Fraknoi (Foothill College), printed and on-line sources of information are provided to help instructors frame reasonable answers to questions about a variety of topics in astronomical pseudoscience. 

File Attachments

5.12 Astronomical Pseudoscience.pdf   278 KB

Digital Object Identifier

http://dx.doi.org/10.12947/hecl.emdb.281

Submitted By:

First Name:Andrew
Last Name:Fraknoi
Institution:Foothill College
Website:http://www.foothill.edu/ast/fraknoi.php
Date:01/31/2013