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Education & Public Outreach

I teach, and work on programs for the public at McDonald Observatory.

McDonald Visitor's Center - Parallax Park
An outdoor family exhibit designed to teach the basic principles of astrometry.
  • Parallax Park brochure - ( pdf )
  • Parallax Park - A Bilingual, Outdoor, Interactive Family Exhibit,
    G. Fritz Benedict and the Parallax Park Design Team, Astrometry in the Age of the Next Generation of Large Telescopes, ASP Conference Series, Vol. 338, 2005. - ( pdf )
StarDate/Universo Radio
Scripts and audio are available here:

Professional Development Curriculum
Pre- and post-visit curriculum for professional development workshops at McDonald Observatory.



19 October 2010
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