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Description:

This fun and simple hands-on astronomy activity illustrates the path of light as it reflects off of mirrors and how this is used in telescopes. Learners will explore how a telescope works, why the image inside a telescope is upside down, and how mirrors focus and concentrate light. The pdf contains step-by-step instructions, photos, and presentation tips.

Subjects:

  • Mathematics > General

Education Levels:

  • Grade 1
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  • Grade 12

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Language:

English

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