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Description:

This online workbook is used for training teachers and volunteers who wish to operate the Goldstone-Apple Valley Radio Telescope. The students in this district operate the telescope from the Apple Valley location. Also, students and teachers across the country can register to operate the telescope from their own classrooms. This workbook can also be used as a resource for information on how radio telescopes work, the fundamentals of the electromagnetic spectrum, thermal and non-thermal radiation, 21-cm hydrogen line, Kirchhoff's laws of spectral analysis, the Doppler effect, coordinate systems, and the SETI project.

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    Education Levels:

    • Grade 1
    • Grade 6
    • Grade 8
    • Grade 9

    Keywords:

    Instrumentation,NSDL,radio frequency emission,GAVRT project,Undergraduate (Lower Division),Space Science,Radio Astronomy,General,doppler shift,Kirchhoff's laws of spectral analysis,oai:nsdl.org:2200/20061003060403365T,21cm hydrogyen line,Telescopes,electromagnetic radiation,electromagnetic emission,Goldstone-Apple Valley Radio Telescope,Astronomy,radio continuum,Informal Education,Higher Education,Undergraduate (Upper Division),radio lines,Physics,spectral lines,thermal radiation,High School,NSDL_SetSpec_439869,Vocational/Professional Development Education,Technology

    Language:

    English

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    Public - Available to anyone

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