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Paper: Demonstrations for Astronomy Classes and Public Outreach
Volume: 443, Earth and Space Science: Making Connections in Education and Public Outreach
Page: 383
Authors: Bobrowsky, M.; Beck-Winchatz, B.; Birriel, J. J.
Abstract: Demonstrations can be a valuable tool—for both astronomy instructors and EPO professionals. However, when not properly explained, many demonstrations can lead to little enlightenment and can even produce misconceptions. Here we describe a few ways in which common demonstrations can be used more effectively to avoid misconceptions.
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