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Sharing the View of Galileo

posted Jul 23, 2011, 2:28 PM by Marc Berthoud   [ updated Jul 18, 2012, 10:18 AM by Margie Corp ]
Building teachers' knowledge of the universe by building telescopes
April 16, 2011 - At the latest Stars at Yerkes workshop, teachers developed a new construct of knowledge as they built telescopes, explored online image processing, and tried out hands-on student lessons using learning stations.  Josh Haislip from the University of North Carolina highlighted his work with Skynet and the automation of the Yerkes 41 inch telescope.

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