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Paint by the Numbers

Paint by the Numbers

In this pencil and paper activity, learners work in pairs and simulate how astronomical spacecraft and computers create images of objects in space. Learners will discover the process of how light collected from a space object converts into binary data and reconverts into an image of the object. This lesson guide includes background information, tips, extensions, and blackline masters....

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