Home Tag "astronomy"

Astronomy as a Gateway to Critical Thinking Skills

By Katie Berryhill
Assistant Professor of Space Studies at American Public University

Astronomy is one of the most popular classes that students take to satisfy a general education science requirement. Students’ initial curiosity also makes astronomy an excellent vehicle to teach critical thinking skills, and help students to navigate the information they encounter in the world (whether about science of anything else).

Education Spotlight on Terrorism and Community Awareness