the Jet Propulsion Laboratory
This website, sponsored by NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory, is a cost-free multi-chapter online workbook on the fundamentals of radio astronomy. It was designed as the first phase of training for teachers participating in the Goldstone-Apple Valley Radio Telescope classroom project. It would also be appropriate for AP high school physics students doing a unit on electromagnetic radiation. The workbook may be downloaded in Adobe pdf format and includes a final exam.
21cm hydrogyen line, GAVRT project, Goldstone-Apple Valley Radio Telescope, Kirchhoff's laws of spectral analysis, Radio Astronomy, doppler shift, electromagnetic emission, electromagnetic radiation, radio continuum, radio frequency emission, radio lines, spectral lines, thermal radiation
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December 1, 2003
by Patricia Monahan
This resource is part of a Physics Front Topical Unit.
Topic: Astronomy Unit Title: Astronomy Resources For the High School Classroom
This website, sponsored by NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory, is a cost free online workbook/tutorial on the fundamentals of radio astronomy. It would be appropriate to augment a unit on electromagnetic radiation, and includes a unit exam. Available in Adobe pdf format.
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