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published by the Exploratorium
This site from the Exploratorium contains instructions on building a telescope with everyday materials.  Reading glasses and a magnifying glass are used to create this telescope where the image formed inside can be seen.  A materials list, step-by-step directions, and helpful photographs are all provided for visitors.
Subjects Levels Resource Types
Astronomy
- Instrumentation
General Physics
- Equipment
Light
- Geometrical Optics
- Informal Education
- Middle School
- High School
- Instructional Material
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Access Rights: Free access
Restriction: Has a copyright or other licensing restriction.
Keywords: converging, diverging, image, lens, telescope
Record Creator: Metadata instance created September 15, 2006 by Ann Deml
Record Updated: Sep 15, 2006 by Ann Deml
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AIP Format
(Exploratorium, San Francisco), WWW Document, (http://www.exploratorium.edu/exploring/space/activity.html).
AJP/PRST-PER
Make Your Own Telescope (Exploratorium, San Francisco), <http://www.exploratorium.edu/exploring/space/activity.html>.
APA Format
Make Your Own Telescope. (n.d.). Retrieved July 28, 2014, from Exploratorium: http://www.exploratorium.edu/exploring/space/activity.html
Chicago Format
Exploratorium. Make Your Own Telescope. San Francisco: Exploratorium. http://www.exploratorium.edu/exploring/space/activity.html (accessed 28 July 2014).
MLA Format
Make Your Own Telescope. San Francisco: Exploratorium. 28 July 2014 <http://www.exploratorium.edu/exploring/space/activity.html>.
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