Key Stage 3

169P/NEAT: A Comet or an Asteroid?

Two students from Our Lady and St. Patrick's College, Knock, and Bangor Grammar School in Northern Ireland worked with astronomers at the Armagh Observatory in January this year, observing comets and unusual asteroids. Read the report they wrote about their work here...


Faulkes Telescope Projects

Jeff Stanger, a teacher at Sydney Girls High School, has written a number of projects based around using the Faulkes Telescopes in the classroom. His excellent activities and worksheets can be found by clicking on the link here

Applying for British Council Funding for EU-HOU Training workshops

Fully-funded Teacher Training Courses in March-April 2012

The European Hands-On Universe (EU-HOU) project is offering new 5-day training sessions on 'Bringing Frontline interactive astronomy to the classroom' and 2-day seminars on radio astronomy to all interested teachers.

Applying for British Council Funding for EU-HOU Training workshops

Fully-funded Teacher Training Courses in March-June 2012

The European Hands-On Universe (EU-HOU) project is offering new 5-day training sessions on 'Bringing Frontline interactive astronomy to the classroom' and 2-day seminars on radio astronomy to all interested teachers.

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Comet_Cardinal_NH.jpg


Comet Cardinal imaged as part of BBC Stargazing Live event!

As part of the BBC's Stargazing Live event, users of the FTs have been asked to image interesting objects. This lovely image of Comet Cardinal was taken by amateur astronomer Nick Howes, using FTN.


Holly Hall School target asteroid Scheila for BBC Stargazing Live Event

As part of the BBC's Stargazing Live event, FT users have been observing a list of interesting targets - here, Holly Hall School have taken a number of images of the asteroid Scheila. This animation shows the path of the asteroid across the sky.

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