Date: Fri, 11 Feb 2011 11:08:04

Author: George Collison

Subject: Re: astronomy activities: CD Spectroscope

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Look at:

http://www.cs.cmu.edu/~zhuxj/astro/html/spectrometer.html

very cheap yet powerful.
Spectra of sun, moon, reflected light.
Spectra of sunset (they only need to see there is more red, blues purples
are missing)
One need not do the absorbing of light.

One can get a spectrum of Venus with this device.

On Fri, Feb 11, 2011 at 10:04 AM, George Herold wrote:

> Why online? How about looking up at the sky, phases of the moon,
> position of the sun. Venus is just blazing every morning, I bet lots of
> them see it as they get on the bus.
>
> George H.
>
> > -----Original Message-----
> > From: tap-l-owner@lists.ncsu.edu
> > [mailto:tap-l-owner@lists.ncsu.edu] On Behalf Of Anthony Lapinski
> > Sent: Thursday, February 10, 2011 9:49 AM
> > To: tap-l@lists.ncsu.edu; phys-l@carnot.physics.buffalo.edu
> > Subject: [tap-l] astronomy activities
> >
> > A colleague who teaches in our lower school is looking for
> > astronomy activities appropriate for 2nd graders. Does anyone
> > know of ideas or online resources?
> >
> >
>
>

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Look at:http://www.cs.cmu.edu/~zhuxj/astro/html/spectrometer=
.htmlvery cheap yet powerful.Spect=
ra of sun, moon, reflected light.
Spectra of sunset (they only need to see there is more red, blues purp=
les are missing)One need not do the absorbing of light.One can get a spectrum of Venus with this device.
On Fri, Feb 11, 2011 at 10:04 AM, George Herold =
hspin.com> wrote:
Why online? =A0How about looking up at the sky, phases of the moon,
position of the sun. =A0Venus is just blazing every morning, I bet lots of<=
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them see it as they get on the bus.

George H.

> -----Original Message-----
> From: tap-l-owner@lists.=
ncsu.edu
> [mailto:tap-l-owner@list=
s.ncsu.edu] On Behalf Of Anthony Lapinski
> Sent: Thursday, February 10, 2011 9:49 AM
> To: tap-l@lists.ncsu.edu; =
phys-l@carnot.physics.=
buffalo.edu
> Subject: [tap-l] astronomy activities
>
> A colleague who teaches in our lower school is looking for
> astronomy activities appropriate for 2nd graders. Does anyone
> know of ideas or online resources?
>
>



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