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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Date: 25th July 2014 (Friday) Time: 6.30pm – 8.30pm Venue: Science Centre Singapore, Newton Room Cost: $9
The first half hour will be open to Community and School Astronomy groups to do 5-10 min sharing sessions on their clubs, or resources which they are willing to share with others.
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 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
Registration is limited to 4 students 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 18th July 2014.
If cost is of concern, kindly contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org 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.