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Can Variable Stars be Introduced to Children?

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David H. Levy

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Abstract

 

In the nature of variable stars lies a key to introducing children to astronomy. This paper proposes a justification for including variable stars in the curriculum of an elementary school, and suggests a number of stars whose observation would be enjoyable and useful.

 

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