SIDING SPRING IS OPEN FOR STUDENTS OF ALL AGES
Astronomy, like almost no other science, has the potential to significantly improve public science literacy. Astronomical images instantly draw students in, inspire wonder and inspire questions like
"Where did we come from?.Why are we here? What started it all?"
This widespread interest in astronomy illuminates interest in the nature of science, links with technology and instrumentation, engineering, and robotics.
This 75 - 90 -minute tour of Siding Spring Observatory is suitable for students of ages 8 and over.
INCLUSIONS:. Entry into the Anglo-Australian Telescope. Basic concepts of astronomy and physics. History and overview of Siding Spring Mountain.
We can tailor-make a package that includes day and night activities for your school, scout, guide, or student group to help engage them in science, astronomy and the heavens above.