Periodicals

Elementary (K-5)

Title: “The Astrolabe” (Article)

Author: Julieta Fierro

Publication: MAIL of the TEACHER

Date: May 1997

Year: 1

Number: 12

Publication for Basic Education Teachers

Web Site: correodelmaestro.com

This article was published in the monthly magazine MAIL of the TEACHER, May 1997. In 2 pages, the author describes what an astrolabe is and how to use it. The article also explains how to build a simple astrolabe.

Title: “Comets” (Article)

Author: Julieta Fierro

Publication: MAIL of the TEACHER

Date: January 1997

Year: 1

Number: 8

Publication for Basic Education Teachers

Web Site: correodelmaestro.com

This article explains what comets are, why they shine, and how and why comets always point to the Sun. There are two experiments that the teacher can do so that the students can understand the concepts better.

Magazine Cover: CORREO del MAESTRO (6.68) Magazine Cover: CORREO del MAESTRO (6.68)

Title: MAIL of the TEACHER (6.68)

Date: January 2002

Year: 6

Number: 68

Publication for Basic Education Teachers

Web Site: correodelmaestro.com

MAIL of the TEACHER is a monthly, independent publication. Its objective is to create a space for the exchange of teaching experiences and the sharing of education ideas between teachers of Basic Education.

Magazine Cover: CORREO del MAESTRO (6.69) Magazine Cover: CORREO del MAESTRO (6.69)

Title: MAIL of the TEACHER (6.69)

Date: February 2002

Year: 6

Number: 69

Publication for Basic Education Teachers

Web Site: correodelmaestro.com

MAIL of the TEACHER is a monthly, independent publication. Its objective is to create a space for the exchange of teaching experiences and the sharing of education ideas between teachers of Basic Education.

Magazine Cover: CORREO del MAESTRO (7.77) Magazine Cover: CORREO del MAESTRO (7.77)

Title: MAIL of the TEACHER (7.77)

Date: October 2002

Year: 7

Number: 77

Publication for Basic Education Teachers

Web Site: correodelmaestro.com

MAIL of the TEACHER is a monthly, independent publication. Its objective is to create a space for the exchange of teaching experiences and the sharing of education ideas between teachers of Basic Education.

Title: “Days and Nights in the Different Worlds and the Phases of the Moon” (Article)

Author: Julieta Fierro

Publication: MAIL of the TEACHER

Date: July 1996

Year: 1

Number: 2

Publication for Basic Education Teachers

Web Site: correodelmaestro.com

This is a 6 page article published in the monthly magazine MAIL of the TEACHER, July 1996. It explains why there is always one dark side of the Earth and any other planet or natural satellite—moon.

Title: “What is Astronomy?” (Article)

Author: Julieta Fierro

Publication: MAIL of the TEACHER

Date: May 1996

Year: 1

Number: 1

Publication for Basic Education Teachers

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This is a 2 page article published in the monthly magazine MAIL of the TEACHER, May 1996. It explains the study of astronomy.

Title: “The Clock and the Seasons” (Article)

Author: Julieta Fierro

Publication: MAIL of the TEACHER

Date: December 1996

Year: 1

Number: 7

Publication for Basic Education Teachers

Web Site: correodelmaestro.com

This article explains the origins of the measurements of time, movements of rotation and translation of planets, and finally, the author explains why there are different seasons in a year.

Title: “Water Vapor and Sweat” (Article)

Author: Julieta Fierro

Publication: MAIL of the TEACHER

Date: September 1996

Year: 1

Number: 4

Publication for Basic Education Teachers

Web Site: correodelmaestro.com

This article was published in the monthly magazine MAIL of the TEACHER, September 1996. It is one page long. The author explains, through a simple experiment, water vaporization and condensation inside an astronaut’s suit.

Middle and High School (6-12)

Magazine Cover: ¿Cómo ves? (4.41) Magazine Cover: ¿Cómo ves? (4.41)

Title: How do you see this? (4.41)

Author: Dirección General de Divulgación de la Ciencia—UNAM

Year: 4

Number: 41

Suggested reader’s academic level: Junior High School

Web site: www.comoves.unam.mx

This is a monthly science publication. The astronomy article is in the news section of this magazine and is called The Color of the Universe. It talks about the Turquoise Universe Theory of two astronomers at Johns Hopkins University.

Magazine Cover: ¿Cómo ves? (4.44) Magazine Cover: ¿Cómo ves? (4.44)

Title: How do you see this? (4.44)

Author: Dirección General de Divulgación de la Ciencia—UNAM

Year: 4

Number: 44

Suggested reader’s academic level: Junior High School

Web site: www.comoves.unam.mx

This is a monthly science publication. The astronomy article is called Black Holes. It explains what Black Holes are, what is inside them, defines event horizon, singularity, and worms hole.

Magazine Cover: ¿Cómo ves? (4.45) Magazine Cover: ¿Cómo ves? (4.45)

Title: How do you see this? (4.45)

Author: Dirección General de Divulgación de la Ciencia—UNAM

Year: 4

Number: 45

Suggested reader’s academic level: Junior High School

Web site: www.comoves.unam.mx

This is a monthly science publication. The astronomy article is called It was like this: Experiments with Galaxies. It talks about the 74 light bulb experiment invented by the Swedish astronomer Erik Holmberg in 1937, to study the collision between galaxies.

Magazine Cover: ¿Cómo ves? (4.47) Magazine Cover: ¿Cómo ves? (4.47)

Title: How do you see this? (4.47)

Author: Dirección General de Divulgación de la Ciencia—UNAM

Year: 4

Number: 47

Suggested reader’s academic level: Junior High School

Web site: www.comoves.unam.mx

This is a monthly science publication. The astronomy article is called Sputnik: Two Things Happening at the Same Time. It talks about the help received from the Observatory of Manchester University to locate the rocket that was carrying the satellite.

Magazine Cover: ¿Cómo ves? (5.49) Magazine Cover: ¿Cómo ves? (5.49)

Title: How do you see this? (5.49)

Author: Dirección General de Divulgación de la Ciencia—UNAM

Year: 5

Number: 49

Suggested reader’s academic level: Junior High School

Web site: www.comoves.unam.mx

This is a monthly science publication. This issue does not contain any particular article on astronomy. The main article is about physics and it is called Quantum Teletransportation.

Magazine Cover: ¿Cómo ves? (4.50) Magazine Cover: ¿Cómo ves? (4.50)

Title: How do you see this? (5.50)

Author: Dirección General de Divulgación de la Ciencia—UNAM

Year: 5

Number: 50

Suggested reader’s academic level: Junior High School

Web site: www.comoves.unam.mx

This is a monthly science publication. The astronomy article in this issue is in the first part; technology and science news. It is called A Black Hole in the Milky Way. It says that the astronomer Rainer Schoedel is sure that there is a massive Black Hole in the center of the Milky Way.

Magazine Cover: El muégano divulgador Magazine Cover: El muégano divulgador

Title: The Divulging Candy

Author: Dirección General de Divulgación de la Ciencia—UNAM

Date: June / July 2002

Number: 19

Suggested reader’s academic level: Junior and Senior High School

This is a monthly publication. Its purpose is to expunge science in Mexico. It is 24 pages long and pays homage to Miguel Ángel Herrera, whom was an active member of the International Astronomical Union and others.

Advanced (College/University)