Science Under the Stars - 2014
Castle Cove Public School's annual Celebration of Science
Please visit the http://www.castlecovescience.com for updates and more information about the night.
Science Under the Stars
Friday, Aug. 22nd, 5:15-8:30pm
Castle Cove, NSW
Program for the Night
5.30-6.00pm - Indigenous Astronomy Talk : Trevor Leaman - PhD Researcher Nura Gill Centre for Indigenous Programs UNSW - Connected Classroom
6.00 - 7.00pm - Once it was trash ...A sculpture workshop using recycled materials with sculptor Akira Kamada who has exhibited at Sculpture by the Sea . Children will build their own artwork using only recycled materials . This is strictly limited to 15 students. $10 per participant -3G classroom
6.00 - 8.30 pm Telescope Sessions - Northern Sydney Astronomical Society Volunteers.
30 min sessions from 6.30pm onwards. Bookings are essential for this event please fill out the form below. A gold coin donation is required for these sessions, payable on the night.
6.00-8.30pm - Exhibition in Hall . All thing Science at CCPS
Year 4 - CCPS Flight Centre - travel to the Solar System
Senior Science Investigations
Student led demonstrations and hand on activities
4J's Mars Rovers
Mrs Rao's Bush Blitz
Astrophotography -Ms. Jacobs has recently taken up the specialised hobby of astrophotography. Come and see a selection of her extraordinary photographs of the Milky Way, star trails and more.
6.30-7.00pm - Radio astronomy talk. - Connected Classroom
6.30-7.00pm - Story Telling - Library
6.30 -8.00pm - BYOD Astronomy - a galactic scavenger hunt - Smart devices - At the Flagpole - 30 min sessions
7.00 - 7.30pm - Dissection of lung and eyeball. Rebekah & Lily Raymond - Senior H
7.30 - 8.30pm - VORTEX smoke machine
Akira Kamada is a sculptor and installation artist whose central concern is the impact of human behaviour on the environment, combined with an artistic respect and reverence for the beauty of natural materials.
Read about and look at the fantastic time Mrs Rao had in The Kimberleys in June this year. See her exhibition in the hall.
Radio waves lets us see objects we can't see in visible light, like the gases in galaxies. Find out more about what's out there in this session.
Lastly, as these sessions were extremely popular and many missed out last year could you please let us know ASAP if you are unable to attend so we can release your tickets to others.