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Hanover, Germany (/1750/ - /1848/)
Sister of Sir William Herschel, Caroline's most significant contribution to astronomy was the discovery of several comets, including 35P/Herschel-Rigollet. Caroline Herschel was enthused by William's work with telescopes and was a longtime collaborator of her more famous brother and nephew, Sir John Herschel.
A Teacher’s Guide

The purpose of this guide is to integrate some of the information from the program into your classroom before and after your students view Two Small Pieces of Glass: The Amazing Telescope. We have provided information on how to electronically access lesson outlines and objectives, worksheets, demonstrations and activities that will spark the imagination and interest of your students.

This guide is merely a beginning to help you integrate astronomy and physics into your classroom. We encourage you to expand upon the content of this guide to further the interest in science for your students.

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We are also providing a glossary, taken from the script, for any words that may be foreign to your students’ vocabulary.

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