Training: Teachers Level 2

Welcome to our Astronomy Workshop for Teachers - Level 2!

On this page, you will find all content for the workshop, including the videos, PowerPoint presentations and many links to resources and activity ideas.

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Week 1 - March 23 to 27, 2020

PowerPoint presentation for the week (also in PDF)

Link for online office hour in Zoom, on Thursday at 3pm EDT - Montreal time

List of videos for this week:

  1. Welcome  (4:13)

  2. Introduction - Week 1  (0:54)

  3. Sun & Solar Activity  (8:12)

  4. DEMO - HelioViewer  (6:05)

  5. Gravity & Orbits (8:22)

  6. DEMO - PhET Simulations (7:06)

  7. Impact Cratering (13:31)

  8. DEMO - Impact Calculator (3:56)

Links mentioned in the videos:

Week 2 - March 30 to April 3, 2020

PowerPoint presentation for the week (also in PDF)

Link for online office hour in Zoom, on Thursday at 3pm EDT - Montreal time

List of videos for this week:

  1. Intro & resources - Week 2 (3:39)

  2. Big Bang (7:50)

  3. Star formation (5:58)

  4. Evolution of Sun-like stars (6:42)

  5. Evolution of massive stars (7:44)

  6. Cosmic recycling (3:13)

  7. Formation of the Solar system (6:34)

Links mentioned in the videos:

Week 3 - April 6 to 10, 2020

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