School Astronomy Networking Dinner (2013)

School Astronomy Networking Dinner (SAND)

  • Have you wanted to learn about the stars and planets but didn’t know where to start?
  • Are you from a school Astronomy club and want to share your love for space?
  • Do you and your clubmates want to learn about a topic but don’t know who to ask?

Come share and learn from each other at the School Astronomy Networking Dinner (SAND)!

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Event Details

Date: 19th July 2013 (Friday)
Time: 6.30pm – 9.00pm
Venue:  Science Centre Singapore, Observatory Classroom (near the Omni-theatre)
Cost:  $9/pax (to cover food)

We will begin with brief 5 to 10-minute talks by Galaxy Astronomy Club, National Junior College and Science Centre Singapore about their observatories, their clubs, and other resources which they can share.

We will then split participants up into tables of 6-8 for dinner and a chance to interact with a small group of peers to exchange thoughts, ideas and experiences.  Prompter sheets will be provided for each table to assist in discussions and to ensure the greatest takeaway from the experience.

If you and your school also wish to do a 5-minute talk about your own Astronomy club or activity experience, please do indicate so on the registration form!

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Things to look forward to

For existing Astronomy Clubs:

  • Exchange ideas on how to engage members and organize meaningful club activities
  • Meet people from other schools and organizations with different interests and expertise
  • Share with new schools on how to set up and run an Astronomy club, and what resources are available in Singapore

For schools new to Astronomy:

  • Meet speakers and representatives from established Astronomy clubs
  • Pick up pointers on how to run a club and how much resources are required
  • Learn why Astronomy is a great way to engage students intellectually and emotionally

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Download the registration form HERE.

Registration is limited to 4 persons per school (for IP schools: secondary and JC sections will be counted as separate schools).
For secondary schools and below, you are encouraged to send at least ONE teacher.

There is no limit on number of schools who can register.

Deadline for registration is 12th July 2013.

If cost is of concern, kindly contact us at contact@astronomy.sg and we will review requests on a case-by-case basis.  If you have any other questions, you can also contact us at the above address.

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