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Teachers Workshop

The Canadian Astronomical Society (CASCA) is pleased to offer this free one-day workshop for teachers during its annual meeting in Edmonton.

Discover new resources in astronomy education and get a chance to discuss with scientists and education specialists.

Date: Tuesday May 30, 2017


Who: We welcome all teachers from grades 6 to 12, and others who do outreach.

Deadline: May 15, 2017


Registration is free but space is limited! You are welcome to participate in all or just some of the events.

Tentative schedule

09:00

10:00

Welcome + Presentation about astronomy research in Canada

10:00

10:30

Introduction to Stellarium (if you can, bring a laptop or mobile device to try it out)

10:30

11:00

Break

11:00

12:30

Black Holes: presentation and activity

12:30

13:30

Lunch (included) with scientists from the Canada-France-Hawaii Telescope

13:30

15:30

Exoplanets: presentation and activity

15:30

16:00

Break

16:00

17:00

Tour of the campus observatory

 

 

 

19:00

 

Public lecture

 

 

REGISTER HERE

  

For questions, please contact: Julie Bolduc-Duval – julie@discovertheuniverse.ca

 

This workshop is offered in partnership with the astronomy training program Discover the Universe and the Canada-France-Hawaii Telescope.