.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 action
Download Glass & Mirrors ToolKit Manual
(PDF, 2.71 MB)
Download Handout: Compare your observations to Galileo''s
(PDF, 317 KB)
See a trailer for the PBS documentary here
400 Years of the Telescope webpage
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