The field of astronomy is one of exploration and wonder. It answers questions like, who are we in the universe and how did we get here? There are seemingly endless possibilities to discover new things and learn more about our world through them. Participation in astronomy has two parts; actually exploring the depths of space, and getting people excited about it. The purpose of this page is to provide you with resources on how you can contribute to the field of astronomy through authentic research and can educate others so that they may one day make contributions too.

Authentic Research


Have you ever had any deep rooted scientific questions about the universe around us, but didn’t know where to start to answer them? Have you ever looked at the night sky and wondered what’s up there, but didn’t know how to look? These links will provide you with a launching pad to take off on your ideas. ☺

Learning Center Activities

Help others discover their passion for astronomy! Here you can find activities that support developing an understanding of the scientific method and catalyze enthusiasm for the topic of astronomy.