How Do Telescopes Work Handout

How Do Telescopes Work Handout

An event handout to briefly explain how various telescopes function.
7 years and up
Education Levels:
Second grade and up
Creative Commons - Attribution: Others may distribute the material, even in modified form and for commercial purposes as long as an attribution to the original source is made.

This handout is designed to be printed double-sided, and has two handouts per page. On one side is a brief comparison of refracting, reflecting, catadioptric, and radio telescopes. On the other side is a description of the purpose of telescopes.

The file is available in both MS Word and PDF formats.

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