HOU Middle School Curriculum
Middle School Curriculum, Solar
System Science (previously Hands-On
Solar System or HOSS),
lets your students use images from professional telescopes
along with image processing software developed for
use in the classroom, to learn key concepts in astronomy,
mathematics, and technology. Solar
System Science blends content learning with critical thinking skills
and processes such as data interpretation, measurement
techniques, and using appropriate tools for exploration.
System Science curriculum materials
System Science books (free!)
- Salsa J software (NEW) - A multiplatform, multilingual program that allows students to display, analyse, and explore real astronomical images and other data. Download Salsa J from the Global HOU sofware page.
- Image Processing Software (OLD) - HOU-IP 2.0 (30-day trial version download). HOU-IP 2.0 is being replaced by Salsa J.
Mb zipped - download FITS format images that
work with the image processing software) for
use in the Solar
System Science investigations.
Also available from Vivian Hoette's Exploration
page for HOSS
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Solar System Science materials
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