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Stellar navigation and mathematics

Before GPS, there were many ways to navigate, including using the stars. In this resource, students and teachers will learn about celestial positions, the azimuth and altitude to shape their understanding of traditional navigational techniques.

Subject:

Mathematics

Year level:

Level 5

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