Yerkes Observatory

Stars at Yerkes Observatory
Created by the Astronomy Resources Connecting Schools (ARCS)
Professional Learning Community

Meet Our Scientists and Mentors
ARCS at Yerkes
What makes Stars at Yerkes a very special learning experience is the connection to scientists and leaders in scientific and educational research.

Meet these scientists and learn about their work here.     Meet our teachers here.




Kyle Cudworth

Director, Yerkes Observatory

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In the news




Al Harper

Professor, University of Chicago

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for information.
In the news

 


Rich Kron

Professor, University of Chicago

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for information.
In the news

 


Vivian Hoette

Director of Educational Programs
Yerkes Observatory

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Yerkes Educational Outreach


Certificate of Recognition
 



Marc Berthoud

Engineer, Yerkes Observatory

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Our Mission

The mission of Stars at Yerkes is to serve and inspire students and teachers by providing events, opportunities, and professional development to further advance astronomical knowledge and connect science to the stars.

Through the sharing of teacher-created resources and access to Yerkes Observatory scientists and instruments, Stars at Yerkes strives to create connections to elevate STEM education in the classroom and beyond.

The Ring Nebula - m57- taken with Stone Edge telescope

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