Archive of GTTP resources
Design a Space Telescope
GTTP Resource of the Week: Design a Space Telescope
The Moon Looks Like a Big Cheese
by Grom Matthies
When the Moon is full, as it rises on the horizon, sometimes it looks like a big cheese. People can swear that it is bigger near the horizon than up there in the sky. Is this a Moon Illusion? Why does this happen?
GTTP MoonDays Poster
by Grom Matthies
We have prepared a template to help you produce your own MoonDays poster with the phases of the Moon. A colored poster in English ready to print and space enough for students to place the images they capture and text they wish to add. This can be done manually (glue) on the printed poster or importing the pdf poster into adequate software for desktop publishing and adding more contents in there.
My Crescent Moon Looks Different !!!
If you appreciate the Moon and you have the privilege to travel around our planet you certainly have already noticed that from different parts of the globe the Crescent Moon looks different. Why is that?
GTTP MoonDays Links
As part of the GTTP MoonDays we made a list of links that might be of interest if you want to learn more about the Moon
Try a fun game where people can impersonate the whole apparatus needed to explore the Moon and understand how it works. Or drive a rover in a Lunar surface simulator.
GTTP MoonDays – New Tech
Nowadays there are a multitude of Moon Exploration tools freely available on the web. Here you will find a few selected ones. Have fun !!
GTTP MoonDays Educator’s Corner
The Galileo Teacher Training Programme MoonDays is being launched in support to the Astronomers Without Borders global event: Global Astronomy Month 2011. The Educator’s Corner is just one of the components of the GTTP MoonDays. Since the list of ideas and projects produced to support the venue can be used all year long we decided to publish several of these as resource in our website. You will find bellow suggestions to participate in GAM2011 and gain prizes or simple nice ideas to support your projects along the year.
Observing with NASA
This is a wonderful resource for people willing to start their adventure in robotic telescopes. As part of NASA program you can now use one of their ground-based equipment to acquire images selected by you. In the website you also find a fine selection of projects and...