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Teaching Astronomy: Why and How?

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John R. Percy
Erindale Campus, and Department of Astronomy, University of Toronto, Mississauga, Ontario, Canada L5L 1C6

This paper, delivered to an audience of astronomers and schoolteachers, explains why astronomy should be part of the school curriculum, but often is not. It suggests some actions which astronomers and teachers can take to improve the situation.

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