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Title: Star Show Classroom Activity
Url: http://www.mathmachines.net/Activities/starshow/index.htm
Creator: Thomas, Fred
Publisher: Math Machines
Sinclair Community College
Description: In this lesson from Math Machines, the class will "plan and conduct a simulated astronomical observing session to photgraph a variety of star types." The instructor will set up several "stars" around the classroom, and students will then set up a telescope location and estimate the altitude and azimuth to photograph each star.
A participant handout (including worksheet) and facilitator notes are made available for download in DOC file format. Links to calculator programs are also included.
LC Classification: Science -- Astronomy -- Descriptive astronomy -- Stars
Science -- Mathematics -- Study and teaching. Research
Science -- Mathematics -- Study and teaching. Research -- Special teaching methods and aids -- Other methods, A-Z -- Calculators
Technology -- Technology (General) -- Industrial engineering -- Applied mathematics. Quantitative methods
GEM Subject: Science -- Engineering
Mathematics -- Instructional issues
Science -- Technology
Mathematics -- Applied mathematics
Science -- Astronomy
Vocational Education -- Technical
Key Concept: Astronomy -- Stars
Mathematics -- Graphing calculators
Mathematics -- Real-world applications
Mechanical engineering -- Machine design
Date Issued: 2005-12-22
Resource Type: Demonstrations
Instructional Materials
Lesson Plans
Mathematical Models
Reading Materials
Science Materials
Software
Teaching Guides
Text (DCMI Type Vocabulary)
Worksheets
Format: doc
html
Audience: College/University Instructors
Higher Education
Secondary Education
Students
Teachers
Technical School First Cycle
University First Cycle
Vocational Training
Language: English
Access Rights: Free access
Date Of Record Release: 2011-11-03 03:00:01 (W3C-DTF)
Date Last Modified: 2011-11-02 12:55:25 (W3C-DTF)
Source Type: ATE Project
Source: ATE Projects
Full Record Views: 56
Resource URL Clicks: 9
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