MSU to Offer Noncredit Course for Teachers to Learn how to Operate a Research-Grade Remote Telescope
December 18, 2019
MSU News Service
BOZEMAN — Montana State University Academic Technology and Outreach will offer a free online training course for science teachers interested in learning how to operate a research-grade telescope. The noncredit course will run from Jan. 27 to March 13 and be instructed by Peter Detterline.
The goal of the course is to teach educators how to use a 16-inch research-grade Ritchey-Chretien telescope and to develop a curriculum so students can use it in their classrooms. Participants will learn the advantages of robotic telescopes; how to collect images with such an instrument...