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TEACHERS’ WORKSHOPS IN WINNIPEG AND LONDON

April 26th, 2016

1-day workshop in Winnipeg – June 1st 2016 We are happy to offer a free teachers’ workshop during the annual meeting of the Canadian Astronomical Society (CASCA) which is held in Winnipeg this year.    During this full day of activities, teachers will have the chance to discuss with experts in astronomy, including last years’ […]

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New partnership with the Dunlap Institute

April 7th, 2016

We are very pleased to announce our new partnership with the Dunlap Institute for Astronomy and Astrophysics at the University of Toronto. As of January 2016, they are now our main supporter and partner. We wish to thank them for their support and confidence in our program. If you would like to know more about their […]

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DISCOVER THE UNIVERSE GOES INTERNATIONAL!

September 8th, 2015

Discover the Universe is proud to offer an international workshop for teachers, thanks to funding from the Office of Astronomy Development from the International Astronomical Union. This workshop is offered in French to allow teachers from developing French-speaking countries to get access to resources and pedagogical material. We are now collaborating with professionals in Africa […]

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SCHEDULE – FALL 2015

September 7th, 2015

Fall 2015 will be busy for Discover the Universe. On top of our regular programming, we are busy working on new projects and planning for our improved program in 2016. In the meantime, check out these great webinars coming up. And remember: all our activities are free and are also offered in French! September 15th […]

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SCHEDULE FALL 2014

September 14th, 2014

Discover the Universe activities are back after the summer break. Remember: all our workshops are offered online, in English and French and are completely free! Special webinar with Canadian astrophotographer Alan Dyer – October 6th Discover the Universe is happy to welcome Alan Dyer as our guest speaker for this special webinar. Alan Dyer is a […]

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SPRING 2014 SCHEDULE

March 7th, 2014

Discover the Universe has online training continuing in 2014. Some of these trainings are available this spring. Hope to see you there – virtually! Webinar: Discover the Canada-France-Hawaii telescope! Join us for this live webinar from Hawaii! We have the chance to welcome Daniel Devost, originally from Quebec, who is now the director of scientific […]

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PARTIAL SOLAR ECLIPSE – NOVEMBER 3RD 2013

October 31st, 2013

This Sunday Nov.3, there will be a partial solar eclipse visible in Eastern Canada. You will need to get up early because the sun rises around 6:30am already at maximum eclipse. In the Altantic and Quebec, between 20% and 40% of the sun will be covered by the moon, while in Toronto this number goes […]

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FALL 2013 SCHEDULE

August 27th, 2013

This fall, Discover the Universe presents several activities to learn more about the fascinating world of astronomy. All our activities are available online, in English and in French and are completely free! Workshop for teachers – Sept.30 to Oct. 18 Our popular astronomy workshops for teachers are back! These workshops which last three weeks, cover the […]

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NEW! ONLINE WORKSHOPS FOR TEACHERS

October 3rd, 2012

Is astronomy part of your school curriculum but you feel uncomfortable teaching it to your students? Would you like to feel more confident and better prepared to answer the many questions you students may have? If so, then this workshop is for you! We are pleased to announce our new astronomy workshops for teachers. These […]

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REGISTER NOW FOR OUR NEXT ONLINE WORKSHOPS FOR EDUCATORS!

April 10th, 2012

Following the success of our pilot program last year, we are pleased to offer our astronomy workshops for informal educators in English and French in 2012. Our online workshops, which will run from May 14th to June 1st, will cover basic astronomy concepts, activities to learn the sky,  tips on how to run astronomy activities […]

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