Classroom Activity
Star Show
Astronomy and Light
Three-Dimensional Geometry


  • plan and conduct a simulated astronomical observing session to photgraph a variety of star types.

The activity uses the SAM Robot and Pointer with the LabPro and a webcam or small video cam. (Since this activity requires 2 digital ports, it does not work with the CBL2.)

Author: Fred Thomas
Activity last revised: Sinclair Community College, Dec. 22, 2005

Participant Handout | Facilitator Notes
Calculator Programs
This activity requires the calculator program STARSHOW, SAMPIV, and POIPIV2, plus the lists LSAM and LPOI