UP Astronomical Society’s National Astronomy Week 2015


This February 16 – 21, 2015, the UP Astronomical Society, in celebration of the National Astronomy Week 2015, has prepared series of events and activities which aim to promote astronomy and space education among students and the general public.

BIG BANG! An Astronomical Quiz Show
A quiz show that will surely make high school students not just think outside of the box but think outside our world. It aims to showcase their knowledge about astronomy.
Feb 21 | 8AM – 5PM

TAKE OFF! A Rocket-Making Competition
A competition that will absolutely take you up to the skies. With their creativity and innovativeness, students would make their own rockets using plastic bottles and boost it with pumped air and water.
Feb 21 | 8AM – 3PM

TEACHERS’ WORKSHOP: Astronomy Education
A workshop for high school teachers designed to introduce to Grade 7-10 teachers some astronomy resources/software that are readily available online while keeping the topics in line with the K to 12 curriculum. Unlike last year’s Teachers’ Seminar, the workshop will be a whole day event.
Feb 21 | 9AM – 5PM

An exhibit showcasing UP AstroSoc as an organization; its members, activities and events, and talent in astrophotography. A planetarium show will also run on the last day of the exhibit on February 20 at the National Institute of Physics.
Feb 16-20 | 9AM – 5PM

For inquiries, you may email us at upastrosociety@gmail.com or contact us at: 

BIG BANG!: Denise 09228140418
TAKE OFF!: Marck 09261763877
TEACHERS’ WORKSHOP: Sheinna 09059160618
EXHIBIT/PLANETARIUM SHOW: Christian 09262207536

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