Welcome to the Australia Telescope Outreach and Education website. This site aims to provide the media and the general public with information about the Australia Telescope National Facility. We also provide educational resources on many aspects of astronomy.
Registration for the 2013 Astronomy from the Ground Up teacher workshop at Parkes Observatory, 3 - 5 May is now open. This three-day event is suitable for all science teachers and will equip you with skills, activities, background knowledge and resources for teaching the astronomy-related components of the Australian Curiculum and more. Places for the Parkes workshop are limited so please register promptly to reserve your place.
CASS Education Officer Rob Hollow will be running several workshop sessions at Science teacher conferences in November. These include: a. The Physics Teacher Workshop at University of Sydney on 6 November, b. STAVCON at La Trobe University, Melbourne on 29 November and c. STAT Senior Science Conference in Brisbane on 30 November.
We have a vacancy for a school group to visit CASS Headquarters at Marsfield for a PULSE@Parkes observing session on 11 December 2012.