Stacy Palen

Stacy Palen is an award-winning professor in the Physics Department and Director of the Ott Planetarium at Weber State University. She received her BS degree from Rutgers University, and her PhD from the University of Iowa. Dr. Palen does research in the death of Sun-like stars, and formal and informal astronomy education. She spends much of her time thinking, teaching, and writing about the applications of science in everyday life. She then puts that science to use on her small farm in Ogden, Utah.

Books by Stacy Palen

  1. Book Cover21st Century Astronomy

    Fifth Edition

    A textbook that facilitates learning by doing.More

  2. Book Cover21st Century Astronomy

    Sixth Edition

    We learn best by doing.More

  3. Book Cover21st Century Astronomy: Stars & Galaxies

    Sixth Edition

    We learn best by doing.More

  4. Book Cover21st Century Astronomy: The Solar System

    Sixth Edition

    We learn best by doing.More

  5. Book Cover21st Century Astronomy: The Solar System

    Fifth Edition / Volume(s): 1

    A textbook that facilitates learning by doing.More

  6. Book CoverLearning Astronomy by Doing Astronomy: Collaborative Lecture Activities


    Education research shows that students learn by doing.More

  7. Book CoverUnderstanding Our Universe

    Third Edition

    Students learn best by doingMore