Schoolphysics is an online resource base for all 11 to 19 year old Physics and Science students and their teachers. Resources cover 'Physics in Depth', 'Physics at a glance', animations, exam specifications, data, diagrams, photographic images and more.
Grade Level Grades 6-12
Resource Type Activity
This is an informational reading (late middle school level) that list the purpose of telescopes, compares reflecting and refracting telescopes with diagrams, and mentions observatories. Analysis questions for after reading are included. There are a few math problems with the formula included.