Glass and Mirrors ToolKit: An Inside Look at Telescopes [Manual and Activity]

Glass and Mirrors ToolKit: An Inside Look at Telescopes [Manual and Activity]

  • Nighttime Event
  • Inside Venue
  • Outside Venue
  • Target Audience
  • Child, Teen, Adult
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 using a simple setup using just a couple of yardsticks, lenses, and mirrors. 

Uploaded: March 2009

Video

An Inside Look at Telescopes

Demonstration of the ToolKit activity.

Activity Key

Daytime Event
Daytime Event
Nighttime Event
Nighttime Event
Inside Venue
Inside Venue
Outside Venue
Outside Venue
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Target Audience