The Amazing Telescope
Suitable for school years 7+ / Adults
Film length: 25 mins
While attending a local star party, two teenagers learn how the telescope has helped us understand our place in space and how telescopes continue to expand our understanding of the Universe.
Their conversation with a local female astronomer enlightens them on the history of the telescope and the discoveries these wonderful tools have made.
The students see how telescopes work and how the largest observatories in the world use these instruments to explore the mysteries of the Universe.
Music by the London Symphony Orchestra.
Our school Planetarium show also includes a guided ‘What’s in the sky tonight’ presentation and a Solar System walk through covering relevant aspects of the NSW curriculum.
Download the teacher's guide here.