Astronomy is the most
interdisciplinary science, covering topics from
physics to biology to chemistry, math to language to history. It is in
our various world
cultures, from the calendar to myths to
technology. Kepler’s 17th
laws of planetary motion govern GPS and
communication satellites and your remote’s infrared light was
discovered by William Herschel, the discoverer of Uranus.
astronomy is the rare science that even
non-professionals can make a
contribution, it can be a lifelong hobby, and students always love to
things involving astronomy even in other classes and lessons.
astronomy will help you
understand more about science works.
astronomy because it is THE science
that can capture
and inspire nearly every child’s interest
Even if astronomy
isn’t in your particular grade or course standards, it CAN be
incorporated, to make students spark!