Young-Scientist is offering a course on Astronomy and Astrophysics to highly driven students at the YS Science Centre.
The intake will be limited and the course will begin on June 15th.
The course will comprise of 12 sessions, one per week, on Saturday evenings: 5 PM to 6:30 PM
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, videos, 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.
Young-Scientist (YS) was founded in 2015 with the aim to make science simple and fun for children. It provides science enrichment programs which emphasize visual learning and employs hands-on activities. Young-Scientist has been incorporated as Jeune Scientist Pvt. Ltd.
Are you guys from IIT-Madras?
The YS team comprises of members from a varied background. The founder studied Chemistry in graduate school and built a career in the IT industry spanning two decades. We have physics majors, chemistry enthusiasts, science lovers, retired professors, researchers and others in the team - united by our aim to make science accessible to all children.
What else do you do besides science courses?
We conduct regular science workshops at IITM-Research Park and the YS Science Centre. We organize science camps and run science clubs in schools and apartments. We are passionate about education research and are constantly developing teaching tools, experiment kits, science curriculum, infographics, etc. We also design YS Exploration Studio - a comprehensive science lab for schools.
I want to register for the course. What do I do?
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Map & Directions
Map & Directions
YS Science Centre Plot No 10, 3rd Street, Kumaraswami Nagar, Sholinganallur, Chennai, Tamil Nadu 600119, India
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