New in 2015 Sydney Observatory Teachers’ Preview: Accessing the stars in the new dome

Sydney Observatory Teachers’ only preview Thursday 19 March 2015
Arrive at 6pm for a 6:30pm start and concludes around 9pm
Start 2015 with a special teachers only event at Sydney Observatory. This is the official education launch of the East Dome facility, which has been designed to provide an accessible telescope dome experience and features a new exhibition. Wine and light refreshments will be served on the night and pizzas will be ordered to suit every taste.

Aimed at primary school and secondary science teachers, this is an opportunity to come along and see for yourself just how wonderful Sydney Observatory and Fort Phillip can be for you and your students. Arrive at 6pm for a glimpse of the new East Dome.

The focus in 2015 is See, Think, Wonder a visible thinking routine to facilitate deeper engagement and an enhanced learning exchange in our programs at Sydney Observatory and all venues across the Museum of Applied Arts and Sciences (MAAS).

Our special guests this year are Peter Mahony, Education and Digital Learning MAAS; Craig Brown, Mars Lab; James Oliver, Digital Learning MAAS and teachers Shelley and Cath from Mater Dei Primary School.

Our colleagues from the Rocks Education Network (REN) will show why the Rocks precinct should be high on the list for cost efficient, cross curricula, exciting joint visit excursions.

Places are limited to a maximum of 5 teachers per school and this event usually books.

BOOK NOW or by e-mailing observatory@phm.gov.au. Please include the name of your school as well as the names, e-mail addresses of each teacher attending. Please note that this event is for teachers only. Partners and children are not permitted.

One response to “New in 2015 Sydney Observatory Teachers’ Preview: Accessing the stars in the new dome

  • Sounds like a fantastic opportunity to learn something new, as well as a great networking possibility.

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