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Astronomy (Queens County)

Course Locations and Times

TermLocationOffering PeriodOffering DayOffering TimeStatus
FallUPEI10/07/2019 - 11/06/2019Monday, Wednesday7:00 PM - 9:00 PMNot Open Yet
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Course Details

DescriptionThis course will look at the race to find the next Earth and what countries are are jumping into the space race. We will update you on the search for Earth-like Planets and the new technologies used to explore Space. Weather permitting, we will do some night sky viewing through telescopes.
RequirementsBring a notebook and pens.
ObjectivesTo better understand our place in the Universe
Teaching ProcessLectures, PowerPoint presentations, videos, interactive problem solving, hands on with telescopes, handouts and other tools of astronomy. Participants are encouraged to bring in interesting articles for discussion.
UPEI Parking Pass Required?No
Additional Costs or InformationThis class meets twice a week on Mondays and Wednesdays.

Course Facilitator

NameRon Perry
Background
Ron has a Bachelor of Science, and a Bachelor of Education from UPEI and 32 years of teaching experience. He also worked as a Science Consultant for the Western School Board and an astronomy instructor.
32 years teaching Science Consultant – Western School Board, Astronomy Instructor

 
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REGIONS
QUEENS COUNTY
KINGS COUNTY
PRINCE COUNTY
CONTACT
PROVINCIAL COORDINATOR:
Charley Scott
(902) 894-2867
seniorscollege@upei.ca
MAILING ADDRESS
550 University Ave.
Charlottetown, PE
C1A 4P3
 
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