Apr 10

14th EAAE-IAU Astronomy Summer School September 1th - 5th 2010 in Varna (Bulgaria)


  • European Association for Astronomy Education (EAAE)
  • International Astronomical Union (IAU)
  • Astronomical Observatory and Planetarium-Varna,
  • Regional Inspectorate of Ministry of education and science-Varna,
  • Bulgarian Astronomical Society,
  • Society of Innovative Teachers in Bulgaria,
  • National Astronomical Observatory-Rozhen and
  • Shumen University.

The Summer School is for school teachers interested in astronomy.

The Summer School is not aimed at experts.

The preliminary theme of this Summer School is " Teaching Astronomy at the beginning of the 21st century".

The aim of the organisers is to promote very active participation and the exchange of ideas.

General Lectures will be presented by EAAE and IAU members.

Workshops will be held in two groups (each 30 participants).

The objective of WS is to offer teachers very practical and didactic presentations presented by EAAE and IAU members.

Observation sessions can be held during the Summer School depending on the weather.

The goal is to introduce the participants to all types of astronomical observations.

The course will offer participants special observations using the Astronomical observatory and planetarium - Varna.

A poster session will be organised, to which participants are invited to contribute by presenting posters of particular astronomical activities.

The posters will be presented during the Summer School.

The language of the Summer School is Bulgarian.

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