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Teacher Workshop in Astronomy at Parkes, 19-21 May

"Astronomy from the Ground Up!" is a three-day workshop for teachers held at the Parkes Observatory, Friday 19 to Sunday 21 May 2006.

The workshop aims to provide teachers of junior science with the knowledge, skills and confidence to effectively teach astronomical concepts. Teachers meet professional astronomers, hear lectures on different aspects of astronomy including some of the latest discoveries and tour the radio telescope. Emphasis is placed on practical and hands-on activities to take back and use in the classroom.

A viewing night using small optical telescopes is included (weather permitting). Cost is $260 incl most meals and a resource pack. More details and online registration are available by clicking on the heading link.

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Added by Robert Hollow on 2006-04-24

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