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- Who was the first director of the College of Optical Sciences at UA?
- These binoculars, given out as a toy, have a great sense of humor. Find them.
- This is one of the first successful casts of what type of mirror blank (the material on which the reflecting coating for a given mirror design is applied)?
- This camera in the lobby shows people walking along the mall. What happened to the image? How is this image different than what you see out the window?
- These photographs, known as daguerreotypes, were the first readily available form of photography. After looking at these examples, what do you think was their most common subject?
- This tool is used in a museum and helps you see small details. What tool is it?
- This artwork shows the effect of refracting light through a prism. Who made it?
- These triplet lenses are from the late 1800s. What are they called?
- Find something that makes images come alive.
- Find the concept models for telescopes used right here in Arizona. What is the name of the telescope they are modeled after?
- Name three camera brand names you recognize.
- What’s your favorite scientific tool on the 6th floor? What do you like about it?
- *Challenge Question* Find the dragonfly.
- These lenses were originally invented by Benjamin Franklin, what are they called?
- What is a 3-draw telescope?
- What are the two types of eyepiece tubes on a library telescope?
- This telescope is set up to help you see far away parts of the University’s campus. What do you see?
- What was your favorite part of the museum? Why did you like this part?
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