Welcome to the Australia Telescope Outreach and Education website. This site aims to provide the media and the general public with information about the Australia Telescope National Facility. We also provide educational resources on many aspects of astronomy.
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Registration for the 2014 Astronomy from the Ground Up teacher workshop at Parkes Observatory, 2 - 4 May is now open. This three-day event is suitable for all science teachers and will equip you with skills, activities, background knowledge and resources for teaching the astronomy-related components of the Australian Curiculum and more. Places for the Parkes workshop are filling up with two-thirds now taken so please register promptly to reserve your place.
CASS Education Officer Rob Hollow will be running workshop sessions at Science teacher conferences in Melbourne and Brisbane. These include:
a. STAV/AIP Physics Teacher Conference, Monash University, 14 February,
b. STAQ Science is Primary Conference, Brisbane, 15 March.
If you want to keep up to date with recent discoveries in space and find out more about the work of CASS visit our blog. We publish ar least three posts per week and cover a variety of astronomy and space-related topics.