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Programme - ESA Summer Workshop for Teachers 2013

08/03/2013 837 views 2 likes
ESA / Science & Exploration / Human and Robotic Exploration / Education

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 Arrival at ESTEC
09.00 – 09.30 Workshop registration / badging
09.30 – 09.45 Official welcome
09.45 – 09.50 Safety and use of Erasmus Centre
09.50 – 10.30 Ice breaker and introductions
10.30 – 11.00 Introduction to ESA
11.00 – 11.15 Coffee break
11.15 – 12.15 Inspirational talk: Living and working in space
12.15 – 13.15 Lunch
13.15 – 15.00 ESTEC tour
15.00 – 15.15   Coffee break
15.15 – 16.00 Inspirational talk: ESA Earth Observation Programmes
16.00 – 17.00 Space related projects in your school – showcase of selected projects
17.00 – 17.30 ESA's classroom resources

 

Wednesday 21 August

08.45 Arrival at ESTEC
09.00 – 09.45 Inspirational talk: ESA Robotic Exploration Programmes
09.45 – 11.15 Introduction to ESA Education hands-on projects
11.15 – 11.30 Coffee 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 Arrival at ESTEC
09.00 – 10.30 WS 3 - Satellite communications and operations
WS 4 - ESA SOHO data archive in the classroom
10.30 – 10.45 Coffee break
10.45 – 12.15 WS 3 - Satellite communications and operations
WS 4 - ESA SOHO data archive in the classroom
12.15 – 13.15 Lunch
13.15 – 14.45 WS 5 - Mapping our own galaxy, the Milky Way, with Gaia
WS 6 - Exploring the moon: Was Jules Verne right or wrong?
14.45 – 15.00 Coffee break
15.00 – 16.30 WS 5 - Mapping our own galaxy, the Milky Way, with Gaia
WS 6 - Exploring the moon: Was Jules Verne right or wrong?
16.30 – 17.00 Dissemination – discussion and ideas

 

Friday 23 August

08.45 Arrival at ESTEC
09.00 – 10.30 WS 7 - Sherlock Holmes on board the ISS
WS 8 - Comet chasing with Rosetta
10.30 – 10.45 Coffee break
10.45 – 12.15 WS 7 - Sherlock Holmes on board the ISS
WS 8 - Comet chasing with Rosetta
12.15 – 13.15 Lunch
13.15 – 14.15 Inspirational talk: The future of astronomy with the James Webb Space Telescope
14.15 – 16.00 Feedback session / final discussion and workshop conclusion

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