Eligibility: Class VI to IX
1. To introduce the basic to intermediate concepts in astronomy, astrophysics and astrobiology. 2. Provide an overview of the current understanding of the cosmos. 3. Gain an understanding of the cosmic structures, their origins and the fate of the Universe according to science.
The following topics will be the focus during the corresponding sessions. The treatment of the subject will be as rigorous as possible with theoretical work in the forefront. We will use powerpoint presentations, discussions, debates, group activities, demonstrations, worksheets and quizzes to deliver the content. Each session will last 90 minutes.
Note: Stargazing is not a part of the course and will only be offered as a bonus depending on the availability of resources.
1 Introduction2 History of Astronomy3 Particles of the Universe4 Stellar Mechanics5 Solar System6 Inner Planets & Asteroids7 Outer Planets & Beyond8 Relativistic Universe - I9 Relativistic Universe - II10 Thermodynamics & Big Bang11 The fate of the Universe 12 Review
Course fee:₹ 6000/-
Those who make a single complete payment in advance of course commencement will receive a 10% discount.You also have the option of paying 50% of the fee before the 1st session and the remaining 50% before the 7th session.i.e. make two payments of ₹3000/-
Start date:June 15th
Time:5 PM to 6:30 PM
Venue: YS Science Centre#10 & 11, Kumarasami Nagar 3rd Street, Sholinganallur,Chennai 600 119Landmark (behind The Grand Sweets)https://goo.gl/maps/AtGrrGy8j3m