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Astronomy

This resource is designed to meet the scope and sequence requirements of one- or two-semester introductory astronomy courses. The book begins with relevant scientific fundamentals and progresses through an exploration of the solar system, stars, galaxies, and cosmology. The Astronomy textbook builds student understanding through the use of relevant analogies, clear and non-technical explanations, and rich illustrations. Mathematics is included in a flexible manner to meet the needs of individual instructors.

Subject(s)

Science

Grade Level(s)

9, 10, 11, 12

Provider

OpenStax

Platform

Yes

More Information

Materials are Open and Free Yes
Materials are Temporarily Free or Require Licensing
Alignment to Texas Essential Knowledge and Skills Yes
Evident Accuracy and Quality Yes
High Production Quality Yes
Authentic Learning Yes
Materials are Student Ready Yes
Designed from the Learning Science Yes
User Account Required Yes
Dual Language Supported
Relevance Yes
Accessibility Yes
Culturally Responsive Yes
Ease of Adaptation
Learning Management System Support - Learning Tools Interoperability
Learning Management System Support - Common Cartridge
Learning Management System Support - Google Classroom

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