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"Thank you so much for visiting our class on Friday! The kids loved it...they thought it was pretty cool to meet a "real" Astronomer! Thanks again, Janine"

Updated November 19, 2011

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General Questions

How does this project relate to Alberta Learning's Grade 9 Science curriculum?

Who is running the Sky Scan project?

Who is the Astronomy Educator for Sky Scan?

Where do I send the data that our class has recorded? 

How much will this project cost our school? 

Who can help me set my equipment up in the classroom? 

Technical Questions

How do I get my car radio working to observe meteors?

How do I check my antenna to see that it's working?

What equipment do I need to detect meteors? 

Do I have to have an antenna attached to my radio to detect meteors? 

Do I have to have a VCR attached to our system for it to work? 

How do I know if I am recording meteor "hits"? 

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Edmonton Centre of the Royal Astronomical Society of Canada, Department of Physics (University of Alberta)

and the

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