Activities involving motion and the telescope
Student plucks a lute string. Students discussing lab notebook results. Tape on the blackboard records motions of a ball; measurements from the tape are on the table to the right. Close up of the tape markings from the balls motion in a curved track. Setting up a telescope outdoors. A student looks through the telescope at the moon. A marble as seen while it rests on a mirror illusion surface. An LED flashlights pattern is projected through a series of lenses set up by a student. This produces an intriguing effect on the backdrop screen. Students view the moon through a small telescope, seeing its magnified surface for their first time. Students raise their glasses, toasting Galileo.