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Astronomy Around the World

Focus on contributions to astronomy by cultures around the world.


Welcome to the CSM Library teacher's guide to resources in astronomy and space science.

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If you have any questions, the CSM Librarians are happy to help. Also, please feel free to offer feedback on the suggestion box tab.

Image of Space

Picture of galaxy NCG 1512 in visible light. 

Image credit: HubbleSite Gallery,

Astronomy's multicultural roots

This is a guide to books and media that are available in the Peninsula Library System for teaching astronomy and space science to children and youth of diverse cultural backgrounds. 

Here you will find information about the multicultural roots of astronomy as well as ideas for activities and links to recommended web resources.