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Programme - ESA Summer Workshop for Teachers 2013

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ESA / Education / Teachers' Corner

The 2013 Summer Workshop for teachers will be held at the European Space Research and Technology Centre (ESTEC), Noordwijk, the Netherlands, from Tuesday 20 August to Friday 23 August 2103. The provisional programme for the workshop is given below.  

Tuesday 20 August

 

08.45 - 09:30 Arrival and workshop registration
09.30 – 10:30 Welcome by ESA, practical information and introductions
10.30 – 11.00 Introduction to ESA
11.00 – 11.15 Break
11.15 – 12.30 Space related projects in your school – showcase of selected projects
12.30 – 13.30 Lunch
13.30 – 14.15 Keynote speaker, James Carpenter, HE Space for ESA
“Hunting water on the Moon”
14.15 – 15.00  ESA’s  activities, projects and resources for primary and secondary
15.00 – 15.15 Break
15.15 – 16.15 Keynote speaker, ESA scientist Guido Levrini
“Observing the Earth from space – A must for today’s society”
16.15 – 17.45 ESTEC Tour

 

Wednesday 21 August

08.45 – 09.00 Arrival at ESTEC
09.00 – 09.45 Keynote speaker, ESA engineer Gianfranco Visentin
“Space Robotics: where science and creativity meet”
09.45 – 11.15 Hands-on practical activity: Drop tower
11.15 – 11.30 Break
11.30 – 13.00 WS 1 - Mars as the abode for life?
WS 2 - Is there life out there?
13.00 – 14.00 Lunch
14.00 – 15.30 WS 1 - Mars as the abode for life?
WS 2 - Is there life out there?
15.45 – 17.00 Visit to Space Expo
19.00 Social dinner – Noordwijk

 

Thursday 22 August

08.45 – 09.00 Arrival at ESTEC
09.00 – 10.30 WS 3 - Satellite communications and operations
WS 4 - ESA SOHO data archive in the classroom
10.30 – 11.00 Break
11.00 – 12.30 WS 3 - Satellite communications and operations
WS 4 - ESA SOHO data archive in the classroom
12.30 – 13.30 Lunch
13.30 – 14.30 Keynote speaker, ESA scientist Mark McCaughrean
“Rosetta: ESA’s comet chaser”
14.30 – 16.00 WS 5 - Mapping our own galaxy, the Milky Way, with Gaia
WS 6 - Exploring the moon: Was Jules Verne right or wrong?
16.00 – 16.30 Break
16.30 – 18.00 WS 5 - Mapping our own galaxy, the Milky Way, with Gaia
WS 6 - Exploring the moon: Was Jules Verne right or wrong?

 

Friday 23 August

08.45 – 09.00 Arrival at ESTEC
09.00 – 09.30 Introduction to dissemination
09.30 – 11.00 WS 7 - Sherlock Holmes on board the ISS
WS 8 - The threat from space - simulating asteroid and comet impacts
11.00 – 11.30 Break
11.30 – 13.00 WS 7 - Sherlock Holmes on board the ISS
WS 8 - The threat from space - simulating asteroid and comet impacts
13.00 – 14.00 Lunch
14.00 – 15.00 Dissemination – discussion and ideas
15.00 – 16.00 Final discussion and feedback

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