A brief description of the concepts is provided in each box. Many questions utilize charts, diagrams, photographs and data included in the module. In most questions students are expected to reach conclusions based on the figures and data.

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Investigation #8 - Telescopes
  • Diagrammatic presentation of the various types of telescopes.
  • Hands on experiment assembling simple telescope using lenses to explore image properties, light gathering and magnification.
  • Pictorial questions examining concepts of light gathering, resolution and magnification.
  • Calculation based questions examining magnification, light gathering and resolution.
  • Telescope properties calculations in tabular format.
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