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Two Small Pieces of Glass: The Amazing Telescope
Follow the history of the telescope, from Galileo’s modifications to the spy glass - using two small pieces of glass - to the launch of NASA’s Hubble Space Telescope and the future of astronomy. Your students will learn how telescopes work and how the largest observatories in the world use these amazing instruments to explore the mysteries of the universe.
Layered Experience: Pairs well with The Art of Astronomy (Class) and Solar System Gallery (Guided Tour) or Astronomy (Guided Exploration).
Two Small Pieces of Glass: The Amazing Telescope is preceded by a live, presenter-led tour of the current seasonal night sky.
Program Type: Planetarium Shows Subject: History & Social Studies, Earth & Space Science
Cost: $6.75 per student & chaperone