This fun hands-on astronomy activity uses a variety of simple props to help learners understand why they see what they see in a telescope. They will learn about how the eye works, how to use the most powerful part of the eye to see more detail, and what to expect out of an experience observing through a telescope. The pdf contains step-by-step instructions, photos, presentation tips, detailed information about telescopes and the human eye, ready-to-print activity cards, and links to background information.


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