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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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    • Grade 1
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    Keywords:

    averted vision,Psychology,dark adaptation,Biological science,NSDL_SetSpec_ncs-NSDL-COLLECTION-000-003-112-056,Space Science,planets,oai:nsdl.org:2200/20110926124506266T,Social Sciences,telescope,Early Elementary,Perception,eye,Chemistry,color receptors,Engineering,moon,NSDL,High School,stars,Life Science,General science,Informal Education,Higher Education,Middle School,Stars and Galaxies,retina,The Moon,The Brain and Nervous System,Health/Medicine,History/Policy/Law,astronomy,Physics,Vision,Upper Elementary,The Planets,The Scientific Worldview,Probes, Satellites and Spacecraft,Sunlight and Color,Elementary School,Science and society,Space science,Pre-Kindergarten,Physical science,Technology,Geoscience,Light and Optics

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    English

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