Explore how telescopes have changed over time, from the earliest two lens designs to the current construction of the James Webb Space Telescope. Design and make a model of the James Webb and use mathematics to explore why the mirror has been designed with hexagons.
Suitable for teachers of 3rd class and up, this space technology focused session will involve modelling, testing and evaluation.
This CPD was offered online in February 2021 and will be repeated as a face-to-face session at MTU Blackrock Castle Observatory on 13 October 2021 from 7pm to 8.30pm
This session is free, but booking is essential via the form below: