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.Glass and Mirrors ToolKit
An Inside Look at Telescopes

.Glass and Mirrors ToolKit: An Inside Look at Telescopes .Glass and Mirrors ToolKit: An Inside Look at Telescopes

ToolKit: Glass and Mirrors: an Inside Look at Telescopes.

(Be patient and wait for the download of the video to complete - it might take several minutes).

Use these demonstrations to answer questions that the public (or new club members!) may have about how telescopes work. Show how both a reflector and a refractor work.

Activity Video: See it in actionActivity Video: See it in action

Download FileDownload Glass & Mirrors ToolKit Manual (PDF, 2.71 MB)
Download FileDownload Handout: Compare your observations to Galileo''s (PDF, 317 KB)

Go to URLSee a trailer for the PBS documentary here
Go to URL400 Years of the Telescope webpage


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