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Beyond the Big Bang: Galileo Galilei (3:36)
From history.com, produced by History Channel
In this History Beyond the Big Bang video, the discover of the sophisticated telescopes used by astronomers today to see distant galaxies are direct descendents of the humble lenses used by Galileo Galilei over four hundred years ago. And his confron... [more]
Found by freealan in Telescopes
July 23, 2011 at 01:12 PM
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Ages: 9 - 18
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Vision - a Plea to Save the James Webb Space Telescope
From vimeo.com, produced by Brad Godspeed
This video was created as a plea to save the James Webb Space Telescope, but it is also a great introduction into why scientific thinking is important. It introduces past questions that have been answered by astronomy, as well as future questions tha... [more]
March 28, 2012 at 11:34 AM
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Ages: 8 - 12
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Astronomy for Kids at the Palomar Observatory
From meetmeatthecorner.org, produced by meetmeatthecorner.org
In this video, a student visits the Palomar Observatory in San Diego, California.  This observatory is the home of the Hale Telescope, one of the world's largest telescopes.  Students will learn all about the history of the observatory and telescopes... [more]
September 29, 2011 at 12:26 PM
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Ages: 14 - 18
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Introduction toTelescopes (1/2)
From YouTube, produced by Learning4Mastery.Com
Join award winning teacher Jonathan Bergmann as he interactively teaches Astronomy: Introduction toTelescopes.  The tool of the trade of astronomy is the telescope. This lesson describes the basics of telescopes, history of the telescope, and the way... [more]
February 29, 2012 at 05:51 PM
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Introduction toTelescopes (2/2)
From YouTube, produced by Learning4Mastery.Com
Join award winning teacher Jonathan Bergmann as he interactively teaches Astronomy: Introduction to Telescopes.  This lesson focuses on the characteristics of refracting and reflecting telescopes.  ( 9:24)
February 29, 2012 at 05:56 PM
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Ages: 8 - 18
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Hubble's Greatest Snaps
From YouTube
Here's Hubble's best year by year from HubbleCast starting from the year 1990. These are beautiful, mesmerizing images. (03:35)
May 18, 2012 at 06:53 PM
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Ages: 12 - 18
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How a Giant Telescope Works
From YouTube, produced by ESOcast
From ESOcast, explore the state-of-the-art technology behind the Very Large telescope, which has provided astronomers with an unequalled view of the Universe. (06:54)
May 16, 2012 at 07:29 PM
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Ages: 10 - 18
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Giant Telescopes of the Future
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Astronomy is big science. It's a vast Universe out there, and the exploration of the cosmos requires huge instruments. This is the 5-meter Hale reflector on Palomar Mountain. When the European Southern Observatory came into being, fifty years ago, it... [more]
October 5, 2012 at 07:02 PM
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How Optical Telescopes Work - Astronomy at West - Motion of the Sky FYI 1
From YouTube, produced by Justin Higgins
Concepts: Refracting Telescopes, Reflecting Telescopes -------------- Part of a Blended Classroom taught at Millard West High School. Produced for Millard Public Schools by Justin Higgins. Lesson Plans and how the course is structured: http:... [more]
Found by jahiggins in Telescopes
November 21, 2013 at 11:35 AM
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Basic Telescope Types
From 5min, produced by Monkey See
Don Pensak of Scope City shares the different telescope types and how to choose the right scope for you. Don shows you a reflector, refractor, and compound telescopes.  He also addresses computerized vs noncomputerized telescopes. Run time 02:37.
Found by begamatt in Telescopes
June 22, 2010 at 11:23 AM
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