A variety of programs is available for teachers and students at the
Very Large Array or through the National Radio Astronomy Observatory
at several of our locations. The majority of our programs are
described on our main page for teachers and students. At
the VLA specifically we offer guided tours for teachers
and their classes. For university classes, we will provide observing time on the Very Large Array.
New Mexico Tech offers Radio Astronomy for Teachers every other summer
through its Master
of Science Teaching program. The most recent class was held
in the summer of 2006. Their presentations and research findings are
For information about radio astronomy, its history, and how the
telescopes "work", see What
is Radio Astronomy?
For those seeking lesson plans concerning radio astronomy a number
of websites are available.
This page will be updated as more programs become available.