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.
THE SKY RIDE 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 WORKSHOP IS MINIMUM AN HOUR IN LENGTH. RESERVATIONS FOR CLASSROOM WORKSHOP WILL BE ACCEPTED FOR A MINIMUM GROUPS OF 80 STUDENTS / PEOPLE. TELESCOPIC FIELD WORKSHOP FIND OUT WHAT OBJECTS ARE CURRENTLY IN THE NIGHT SKY AND WHERE TO FIND THEM. LEARN WHAT CONSTELLATIONS ARE VISIBLE IN THE NIGHT SKY AND HOW TO FIND THEM. STUDENTS WILL HAVE THE OPPORTUNITY TO HEAR THE OF THE CONSTELLATIONS. WE DO NOT HAVE A PLANETARIUM BUT USE A SOFTWARE PROGRAM TO SIMULATE THE CURRENT SKY.
DAY1: BIRLA MUSEUM - A FULL DAY INFORMATIVE , ATTRACTIVE & SCIENCE SHOW FROM 10 AM TO 6 PM.
PROGRAM DETAILS: A WORLD OF DARKNESS, FASCINATING PHYSICS, TRANSPORT, MOTIVE POWER, MATHEMATICS, BIOTECHNOLOGY , METALS, ELECTRICITY, TELEVISION, LIFE SCIENCE, POPULAR SCIENCE, CHILDREN’S MUSEUM, HIGH VOLTAGE ELECTRICITY SHOW IN THE ELECTRICITY GALARY, CHROMA KEY SHOW IN THE TV GALARY, SPECIAL MATH DEMO IN THE MATHAMETIC GALARY, UNDERGROUND MOCKUP COAL MINE WITH “LIGHT & SOUND SHOW”, TARAMANDAL SHOW, BUBBLE SHOW, 3D SHOW
DAY2:SCIENCE CITY-A FULL DAY FROM 10AM TO 6PM.
PROGRAM DETAILS: EARTH EXPLORATION SPACE ODYSSEY MERITIME PROGRAM MUSICAL FOUNTAIN BUTTERFLY GARDEN OUTDOOR SCIENCE PARK 3D THEATER TIME MACHINE GRAVITY COASTER
DAY3:INDIAN MUSEUM-A HALF DAY THEN WALK FROM INDIAN MUSEUM TO VICTORIA MUSEUM. EVENING LIGHT & SOUND SHOW.
PROGRAM DETAILS: ARCHAEOLOGY SECTION VISIT ART SECTION VISIT ANTHROPOLOGY SECTION VISIT GEOLOGOCAL SECTION VISIT ZOOLOGICAL SECTION VISIT BOTANY SECTION VISIT
DAY4: NICCO PARK - FULL DAY FROM 11AM TO 6:30PM O/N
DAY1: ARRIVE IN HOUSTON
DAY2 TO DAY5: HOUSTON SPACE CENTRE: SPACE UNIVERSITY PROGRAMME- NASA TRAM TOUR, THERMAL DESIGN , ROCKET DESIGN AND BUILD , CAPERING CHAIRS PRE-MISSION CHALLENGE , CAPERING CHAIRS , ASTROBIOLOGY , VEX ROBOTICS DESIGN / ROBOTICS ROVER BUILD, SCUBA - NEUTRAL BUOYANCY EVA CHALLENGE , BRUNCH WITH AN ASTRONAUT.
DAY6: GRADUATION CEREMONY I TO NEW YORK.
DAY7: NEW YORK CITY TOUR I EMPIRE STATE BUILDING OBSERVATORY DECK I STATUE OF LIBERTY.
DAY8: BOSTON CITY TOUR I USS CONSTITUTION
DAY9: HARVARD UNIVERSITY VISIT I MIT VISIT
DAY1: ARRIVE ORLANDO
DAY2: KENNEDY SPACE CENTRE: UP-CLOSE TOUR , ASTRONAUT TRAINING EXPERIENCE - MISSION BRIEFING , TRAINING ON MICRO-GRAVITY WALL , MULTI-AXIS TRAINER AND 1/6TH GRAVITY CHAIR, SIMULATED SPACE SHUTTLE MISSION , GRADUATION “CEREMONY”
DAY3: UNIVERSAL STUDIOS
DAY4: TO FORT LAUDERDALE FLAMINGO GARDENS
DAY5: TO KEY LARGO I JOHN PENNEKAMP CORAL REEF STATE PARK I MIAMI SEAQUARIUM
DAY6: EVERGLADES TOUR
DAY7: SMITHSONIA MARINE STATION I TO TAMPA BAY
DAY8: WORKSHOP AT CRYSTAL SPRINGS PRESERVE CAMP (TOPICS: FLORIDA CHEMISTRY, ROLLING IN THE RIVER , ENVIRONMENTAL CAREER EXPLORATION , TECH TREK , SURVIVAL)
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