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Analyzing Online Data On Variable Stars: An Authentic Research Experience for Teachers

 

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Pebble Richwine

University of Arizona, Steward Observatory, 933 North Cherry, Tucson, AZ 85718

 

James R. Bedient

University of Hawaii, Institute for Astronomy, 2680 Woodlawn Drive, Honolulu, HI 96822-1897

 

Tim Slater

University of Arizona, Steward Observatory, 933 North Cherry, Tucson, AZ 85718

 

Based on a poster paper presented at the 93rd Spring Meeting of the AAVSO, July 22, 2004; received September 16, 2004; accepted September 30, 2004

 

Abstract  This paper describes a project directed at training secondary school teachers in the techniques of astronomical research using powerful online resources with the end goal of helping students conduct authentic research.

 

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