GBO Virtual Visit Request
For teachers and organizers who are interested in participating in a virtual visit from a Green Bank Observatory educator.
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What kind of group are you representing?
Sanctioned school group (K-12)
Sanctioned university or college group
Church youth group
Homeschool association or club
Scout, 4-H, Civil Air Patrol, or other after-school group or club
Camp from another museum or organization
Adult enrichment or professional development
Age range of students
Approximately how many students are you expecting to participate?
What program(s) are you interested in?
Site History: 30-45 minutes. Learn about the history of radio astronomy and the Green Bank Observatory. Usually offered in conjunction with the Science Discussion.
Science Discussion: 30-45 minutes. Learn about the Green Bank Telescope's science projects, and analyze real data from our Twenty Meter Telescope. Usually offered in conjunction with the Site History presentation.
Site Tour: 60-90 minutes. Learn about the history of radio astronomy and Green Bank telescopes and projects. Suitable for third grade and older.
GBT Tour: 60-90 minutes. Learn about the design of the Green Bank Telescope, how it moves, how it collects data, and what makes one of the world's premier radio telescopes. Suitable for advanced high school and older.
Milky Way Discovery: 90-120 minutes. Learn about Green Bank telescopes and projects, and then use real data from our Twenty Meter Telescope to discover the motion and structure of the Milky Way. Suitable for fifth grade and older.
Virtual Radio Astronomer for a Day: At least two 60-90 minute sessions over two days. Use the Twenty Meter Telescope to take data and discover the motion and structure of the Milky Way. Suitable for fifth grade and older.
Personalized Visits: For special interest groups, such as ham radio, or if you would like to schedule a visit around a specific part of your students’ curriculum!
How would you like to meet?
I have an existing Zoom/WebEx/Teams/Meet/etc. link.
I would like to use the Green Bank Observatory's Zoom account.
What times/dates work best for you? Please include your timezone, if you are not in Eastern Time.
Is there anything in your curriculum you'd like the education team to tie into your presentation?
Is there any other information the education team should know about your group?
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