We are proud to be the provider of such an ever interesting Science Program on Astronomy for young discoverers and innovators. We are providing this Astronomy programs to all Schools, Colleges, at Summer Camps to spread the knowledge to the students .We are providing this program at the school campus with our telescope. We are providing the hands on practical experience to the students how to make the Telescope to motivate their innovative ideas. We are here to provide distinct and innovative, astronomy & space science services and products that are simple and fun to understand, spark the imagination of all and are delivered by knowledgeable, friendly staff to provide a memorable experience to all the participants. Our target is to create proficient scientific educators & communicators, to provide entrepreneurship and employment opportunities. From the prestigious space technology of NASA to hands-on workshops at the Kennedy Space Centre , Houston Space Centre , Huntsville Space Camp , we make textbook come alive.
Suman Dutta - Director (Skywatching Workshop)
SKYWATCHING WORKSHOP is an innovative and everinteresting School Programme on Astronomy and Space sciences amongst all.
SKYWATCHING WORKSHOP is an awareness programme on spreading knowledge of astronomy and space sciences amongst the masses. SKYWATCHING WORKSHOP designed all the programmes in such a way so that it communicate our belief in developing scientific temperament to people, especially children, to create an intelligent and analytic global community and to develop the interest on the career in Astronomy. We have developed a variety of astronomy and space science educational concepts through astronomy projects, sessions, tutorials and modules based on school curriculum for education, catering to requirements of schools & students in India.
The SKYRIDE is a programme which presents Classroom Workshop which is variety of workshops for school groups, clubs, and special interest groups in astronomy and space science. Each workshop is taught in a classroom style . The workshops have been divided into recommended grade levels so that the workshop content will be age-appropriate.
The UNDER THE SKY is a programme that takes the student closer to the environment through its astronomy based outdoor activities. This programme find out what objects are currently in the night sky and where to find them. Learn about constellations and how to find them in the night sky. They can learn about the visibility in the night sky of constellations , planets throughout the year.
The NASA TOUR is a programme that stretch beyond the countries and cities that we have to cross oceans to reach. From the prestigious space technology of NASA to hands-on workshops at the Kennedy Space Centre , Houston Space Centre , Huntsville Space Camp , we make textbook come alive.
WE DO AWARENESS PROGRAMS AND VARIOUS EVENTS AT SCHOOLS TO ENCOURAGE STUDENTS TO PARTICIPATE DIFFERENT NATIONAL LEVEL ASTRONOMY CONTESTS. ELEGABLE STUDENTS ARE FROM GRADE 5TH TO 9TH WITH INTEREST IN ASTRONOMY. CERTIFICATE OF PARTICIPATIONS ARE PROVIDED TO ALL THE CHALLENGERS OF NATIONAL LEVEL ASTRONOMY CONTESTS.
WE ALSO GUIDE AND ENCOURAGE STUDENTS TO PREPARE FOR IIST ENTRANCE EXAM (INDIAN INSTITUTE OF SPACE SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY) . IIST OFFERS ACADEMIC PROGRAMMES AND CONDUCTS RESEARCH IN VARIOUS AREAS THAT ARE ORGANIZED UNDER THE FOLLOWING SEVEN DEPARTMENTS: AEROSPACE ENGINEERING, AVIONICS, CHEMISTRY, EARTH AND SPACE SCIENCES, HUMANITIES, MATHEMATICS AND PHYSICS.
THE VIKRAM SARABHAI SPACE CENTRE IS A MAJOR SPACE RESEARCH CENTRE OF THE INDIAN SPACE RESEARCH ORGANISATION (ISRO), FOCUSING ON ROCKET AND SPACE VEHICLES FOR INDIA'S SATELLITE PROGRAMME.
ISRO SPACE CENTRE EDUTOUR IS AN INITIATIVE BUILT AROUND CLEAR LEARNING OBJECTIVES - LEARNING BEYOND BOUNDARIES, FOCUSING ON PROVIDING THE BEST EXPERIENTIAL LEARNING’S TO STUDENTS.AN INTERACTION SESSION WITH THE ASTRONOMERS OF ISRO. TAKING AN EDUCATION JOURNEY IS NOT JUST ABOUT ENHANCING THE ACADEMIC SKILLS BUT ALSO ABOUT LIFE SKILLS AND SOCIAL SKILLS, WHICH THE STUDENTS WOULD CARRY WITH THEM FOR THE REST OF THEIR LIVES. HERE EACH JOURNEY, IS A COMBINATION OF CAREFULLY PLANNED ITINERARIES, WHICH INVOLVE LEARNING IN A FUN FILLED ENVIRONMENT. IT IS OUR ENDEAVOR TO ENABLE OUR STUDENTS TO THINK GLOBALLY AND BE OPEN TO CHANGE, TO BE CURIOUS, TO MAKE THE WORLD THEIR CLASSROOM AND NEVER STOP LEARNING.
THE NASA TOUR IS A PROGRAM THAT STRETCHES BEYOND THE COUNTRIES AND CITIES THAT WE HAVE TO CROSS-OCEANS TO REACH. FROM THE PRESTIGIOUS SPACE TECHNOLOGY OF NASA TO HANDS-ON WORKSHOP AT THE KENNEDY SPACE CENTRE,HOUSTON SPACE CENTRE, HUNTSVILLE SPACE CAMP, WE MAKE TEXT BOOK COME ALIVE. ITS AN LIFE TIME EXPERIENCE FOR THE STUDENTS TO SPEND SOME TIME WITH THE ASTRONAUTS TO KNOW ABOUT THEM .
Skywatching Workshop had performed a 70 minutes Classroom Workshop and Under Sky Telescopic show for 4 hours on 22nd February 2010 where about 800 students were present. The content of the show was full of scientific and educational objects for the students. We always appreciate their enthusiastic effort and endeavour for the same.Institute for Indian Mother & Child
SKYWATCHING WORKSHOP has arranged a workshop at our St. Stephen's School, Sonarpur in the month of September & October 2014. More than 1400 students watched the programme and they enjoyed and learned a lot.St. Stephen's School