Astronomy Education Resources

Astronomy Education Background Information

We have collected links to useful websites for astronomy background information and activities, followed by a recommended reading list.

Digitalis Open Astronomy Curricula

We have developed a free set of astronomy lesson plans for use for kindergarten through twelfth grade students. (Ver la versión en Español.)

Free Astronomy Software

Digitalis spearheads development of Nightshade the astronomy simulation software used in all Digitarium systems. You can run this same software on your own computer (Linux, Windows, OSX) for free. A great resource for students and school computer labs.