Simple Telescope

See how convex and concave lenses can be combined to magnify far-away objects.

Grades covered: 4 through 12
Curriculum Topics: Light, Optics, Refraction, Astronomy


Idea Sheets are cross-referenced to subjects listed in the Common Core, Next Generation Science Standards, and California Content Standards.

Categories include:
  • Earth and Space Science
  • Physical Science
  • Grades 3-5
  • Grades 6-8
  • Science
Tags: Solar System, Information Processing, Waves, Light
Subjects covered: ["Physical Science","Earth\/Space Science"]