Session Title

A Hands-On Introduction to Astrolabes (A Workshop)

Sponsoring Organization(s)

Special Session

Organizer Name

Kristine Larsen

Organizer Affiliation

Central Connecticut State Univ.

Start Date

9-5-2014 9:30 PM

Session Location

Valley III Stinson 303

Description

This hour-long hands-on workshop will introduce participants to the basic astronomical principles behind a simple astrolabe. Participants will be led through a series of rudimentary calculations using a cardboard instrument that is theirs to keep, and receive a workbook with additional examples and problems (for their own personal instruction or for use in their classroom).

Kristine Larsen

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May 9th, 9:30 PM

A Hands-On Introduction to Astrolabes (A Workshop)

Valley III Stinson 303

This hour-long hands-on workshop will introduce participants to the basic astronomical principles behind a simple astrolabe. Participants will be led through a series of rudimentary calculations using a cardboard instrument that is theirs to keep, and receive a workbook with additional examples and problems (for their own personal instruction or for use in their classroom).

Kristine Larsen