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Getting Started...
Plan
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Bring along a telescope and binoculars to the activity
Chat about the differences between the two
Examine how they work and try to make a telescope
Do
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Design and make a telescope
Measure how far the telescope can see and record a result
Use an actual telescope and record how far that can see
Also try with the naked eye to see what the farthest point is
Review
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Have a chat about how far the Six could see
Find out what was the farthest thing that they could make out
Ask the Six to compare the three results and to find out the
positives and negatives of the three methods
Resources:
Two magnifying glasses
Two cardboard tubes of different diameters
Sticky tape
Top Tips:
This could be a useful activity to do as part of a hike...
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