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Author:International Year of Astronomy
Description: High-quality, low-cost, easy-to-assemble telescope kits developed for the International Year of Astronomy (2009) in celebration of "... the celestial wonders that Galileo Galilei first glimpsed 400 years ago and that still delight stargazers today. These include lunar craters and mountains, four moons circling Jupiter, the phases of Venus, Saturn's rings, and countless stars invisible to the unaided eye." Download PDFs of an optics activity or observing guide; find out how to obtain the book Galileo's Classroom.

Levels: Late Elem. (3-5), Middle School (6-8), High School (9-12), College
Languages: English
Resource Types: Manipulatives, Fun for Kids
Math Topics: Astronomy

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