Which is the brightest star of the ursa minor? How do you measure the distance between celestial objects and the horizon? After a guided tour of the exhibition, we learn about some devices that were used to determine time and direction before mechanical clocks became common, such as the quadrant and astrolabe used in astronomy, as well as a device called qibla-numa. Then, using simple materials we design our own astrolabe, a device used to measure the latitude of a location when held towards the North Star. Through this workshop, we improve our ability to make objective observations using our senses and measuring tools, as well as our knowledge of astronomy.
Related Exhibition: The Art of Weights and Measures
A4 Paper / Drawing Paper
Metal Nuts / Playdough (For Weights)
Duration: 45 minutes
Admissions free, reservation required.
The event will be held via the Zoom Meeting app.
We ask that participants bring their own materials to be used in the workshops.
After the event, participants will receive a certificate of participation via e-mail.
Capacity: 60 people
For detailed information: ogrenme@peramuzesi
Our quota is full, thank you for your interest.
He didn’t expect this from me. And I hadn’t expected that we would decide to get married that day, at that moment. Everything happened all of a sudden, but exactly like it was supposed to happen in our day. We thought of the idea of marriage simultaneously, we smiled simultaneously, blinking and opening our eyes in unison.
The wind blows, rubbing against my legs made of layers of metal and wires, swaying the leaves of grass that have shot up from the cracks in the tarmac, and going off to the windows that look like the eyes of dead children in the wrecked buildings that seem to be everywhere as far as the eye can see.
Tuesday - Saturday 10:00 - 19:00
Friday 10:00 - 22:00
Sunday 12:00 - 18:00
The museum is closed on Mondays.
On Wednesdays, the students can
visit the museum free of admission.
Full ticket: 100 TL
Discounted: 50 TL
Groups: 80 TL (minimum 10 people)
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