astronomer / teacher / writer / editor

My name is Joshua Roth, and I am:
 - a Massachusetts-licensed physics teacher
 - a UC Berkeley / Caltech - trained astronomer
 - an 11-year veteran of Sky & Telescope Magazine
who is available on a freelance basis for:
 - tutoring, adjuncting, teaching homeschoolers;
 - writing / editing (literary, journalism, education);
 - curriculum development and assessment;
 - enrichment programs / professional development;
 - stargazing/astronomy courses (scouts, parties, etc.).

Please contact me at joshrothastro at gmail dot com.

Click here for an overview of astronomy resources!

Click here to read my Ph. D. thesis!


Arlington Public Schools
Cengage Learning
Emmanuel College
Ergopedia, Inc.
Friends of Fresh Pond
Lesley University
Lexington Community Education
Massachusetts Audubon Society
Sky Publishing Corp.
Wright-Locke Farm


K-12 Volunteer (Career Day, Math/Science Fair, etc.)
Boy Scout / Girl Scout Astronomy Badge workshops


September Stargazing at Wright-Locke Farm
Friday, September 7, 2018 (hours TBA)
NOW Friday, September 14, 2018 (hours TBA)
Fee and registration required
Contact Wright-Locke Farm for more information

Autumnal Astronomy: A Stargazing Workshop
Saturday, October 6, 2018 - 7 to 9 p.m.
This program runs regardless of weather!
(Plenty of indoor activities if rain/clouds outdoors)
Fee and registration required
Long Pasture Wildlife Sanctuary, Barnstable, MA
(See the Long Pasture programs page here)
(Online registration will be available soon)
(You can also call and register at 508-362-7475)