Coahoma County High School

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Location: Clarksdale, MS 38614
Telescope: James Webb Space Telescope
Project type: Research / Communication
Project status: Completed



Students were placed in groups and used various websites to study the James Webb Space Telescope. Student watched videos, listened to lectures, and completed research papers on the James Webb Space Telescope before constructing the prototypes and displays boards.

Student testimonial

Innovative, creative, and exemplary are all adjectives that describe the James Webb Telescope. This telescope is not your traditional telescope. This astonishing craftsmanship will blow the minds of many once completed. The engineers of the spacecraft have truly created one of the most innovative devices known to mankind!
— Coahoma County High School student

Educator testimonial

The Coahoma County School District would like to extend its gratitude to the Office of Public Outreach at the Space Telescope Science Institute for initiating the James Webb Telescope Project. The students learned a great deal about this innovative project and enjoyed the creation of the miniature telescope.
— Gwendolyn Johnson, Coahoma County High School

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