SUGGESTED READING: http://www.astronomynotes.com/light/s1.htm
1. Go to Astronomy Interactives web page
2. To run the interactives you will need Microsoft Internet Explorer 5.5 or later or Netscape 6. If you are using MAC OS 9.1 or lower you will need to download the free DMR or JAVA (MJR 2.2.5). If you are running a Windows-based Operating System, try using Internet Explorer 6.0, which can be downloaded free at http://www.microsoft.com/windows/ie/default.asp. If you are using Netscape go to http://www.netscape.com/computing/download/ to download a free version of 6.2.1. HINT: Use your tabs to keep this page open for responses and also the interactive page. If you have more than one person on a computer use multiple tabs.
3. Click on Blackbody Radiation. Click on Introduction tab and read it. After that, click on How to tab and read it. Click on Excercises tab. Answer the questions in the space provided. Answer in your own words. You can also read more about Blackbody Radiation here.
Black Body Radiation:
On the same Interactive page, click on Spectroscopy Interactive. Click on Introduction tab and read it. After that, click on How to tab and read it. Click on Excercises tab. Answer the questions in the space provided. Answer in your own words. To learn more about spectroscopy click here.
Go to the NOVA website and launch the interactive. Comment about each of the 8 telescopes below including the basic information such as type of telescope, size, operational status and location. You may have to do a web search to find some information.