WHO WE ARE & What we do
Are you a teacher or an educator working with youth groups?
Would you like to organize astronomy activities but you aren't sure where to start?
Would you like to feel more comfortable teaching astronomy?
We are the solution!
We offer free astronomy resources and training for educators.
Discover the Universe is an astronomy training program offered by Canadian astronomers. Our goal is to help Canadian teachers and educators share this fascinating science with their groups. We offer free online workshops and webinars, as well as downloadable educational resources. You can also catch us in person at various workshops and conferences. Sign up for our newsletter to receive updates on all upcoming events.
Discover the Universe is offered by the Dunlap Institute for Astronomy and Astrophysics and the Canadian Astronomical Society in collaboration with the Centre for Research in Astrophysics of Quebec.
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We wish to thank the Astronomical Society of the Pacific for the inspiration and help in starting our program.
All images on our website are available for educational use only.
Founded in 2011, Discover the Universe fills a gap in science education by offering thoughtful and inspiring astronomy training for elementary and secondary teachers across Canada. Uniquely tailored to help meet curriculum requirements in each province and territory, Discover the Universe impacts the education of thousands of Canadian students every year.
Discover the Universe supports science education by providing free, easily accessed resources for nation-wide teacher training in astronomy.