21ST CENTURY ASTRONOMY
NAJADO DRIVER EDUCATIONAL PUBLICATIONS
This text presents 21st century astronomy as a dynamic story of theory building and theory testing and a process of observation and discovery. The authors’ primary goal is to build students’ scientific literacy by emphasizing how science works and why it is relevant, rather than by cataloging a large mass of individual details. With a clear focus on core concepts and carefully crafted pedagogical aids “21st Century Astronomy” chronicles scientists at work on the most important questions about the Universe, highlighting the making of new discoveries and the puzzlement created by new lines of enquiry.