Multimedia Resources

Hands-On Materials as provided in the LFS "mini-kit":
Heat-sensitive paper and card: Educational Innovations
(203) 629-6049, or via e-mail:

Spectrum glasses: Rainbow Symphony
(818) 708-8400, 1-800-821-5122

Diffraction grating: R & R Packaging
(508) 433-6835


California Department of Education (1990) Science Framework for California Public Schools, Sacramento, CA

Ferris, Timothy [editor] (1991) The World Treasury of Physics, Astronomy and Mathematics. Little, Brown and Company, Boston, MA

Livingston, Myra Cohn (1988) Space Songs. Holiday House, Inc. New York, NY: use of "Jewels" is by permission of the author, through Marian Reiner

Malin, David (1993) A View of the Universe. Sky Publishing Corporation and Cambridge University Press, Cambridge, MA

Project 2061/AAAS (1993) Benchmarks for Scientific Literacy. Oxford University Press, New York, NY

Sagan, Carl (1973) The Cosmic Connection. Dell Publishing, New York, NY

Rowan-Robinson, Michael (1990) Our Universe: An Armchair Guide. W. H. Freeman and Company, New York, NY


McLean, Ian S. (June 1995) "Infrared Arrays: the Next Generation" Sky and Telescope. p. 18 ff.

Goldman, Stuart J. (August 1995) "Astronomy on the Internet" Sky and Telescope. p. 21 ff.

Bruning, David (June 1995) "Blasting Along the Infobahn" Astronomy. p. 75 ff.


Sagan, Carl (1989) Cosmos. Carl Sagan Productions and TBS Productions, Inc.,
based upon the original 13-part PBS series, (c) KCET/LA and Carl Sagan Productions, Inc.


For information about the Hubble Space Telescope via the Space Telescope Science Institute, access the Institute through
ftp, gopher, or the World Wide Web.

If you do not have access to the Internet, you can access the Hubble archives via NASA Spacelink, dial-up number (205) 895-0028. Information about SOFIA and additional pointers to a large number of excellent educational and astronomical resources on the Internet may be found on the Live From the Stratosphere web pages (see Guides and Things section).

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