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Astronomy

This is an inclusive remote learning group. With no prior knowledge required just an interest in Astronomy
The group will cover all things about Astronomy from its history to recent discoveries and future explorations. Provision includes compelling visualizations and information to support nurturing members’ curiosity, awe and wonder of the universe so that they will continue to explore and discover information for themselves.

Members will work together remotely, in pairs or in groups and: Selecting what and how they want to learn if they wish, to disseminate their learning to other members e.g. by reading and learning from a wide range of participative activities quizzes, wordsearches, problem solving, classifying, starters, plenary games, PPTs then share their learning with others to learn, reinterpret or create their own resources from the examples to deliver a talk, workshops and/or presentations to groups.

Members will need Microsoft Word and/or PPT or equivalent, a printer if attempting a hard copy of a quiz etc. or handout. The group’s online navigation is intuitive.

Open to all members, with no number restriction. When using Zoom, the Group Leader and at least 1 other member. Zoom can be recorded and posted online. The group is ongoing. Members can dip in and out of whatever activity for as long as they want to do it.
The Zoom meetings are 4th Wednesday of the month at 11.30 for 40mins, (to be reviewed on resuming normal, group meetings).

The online resources are accessible every day.
Communication will be by email, Zoom, by phone, Newsletters.

If you are interested in joining this group please email: Groups Co-ordinator quoting Astronomy.

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