Astronomy for Kids Using Actual Observatory Telescopes! (STEM / STEAM / Space )

Quantum Physics for Kids
Average rating:4.9Number of reviews:(1,194)
In this course, students learn to use real observatory telescopes in Chile & the Canary Islands to explore a wide range of astronomy topics! They will also take high-quality images with the telescopes ( STEM / STEAM / Summer ) #academic

Class Experience

US Grade 3 - 6
Week-by-week Course Topics:
Session 1: Introduction to using Slooh observatory tools and navigating the software
Session 2: Introduction to the constellations
Session 3:  Our Sun
Session 4: Our Moon
Session 5: Distances of space objects - Solar System, Milky Way and Deep Space
Session 6: Distant Stars
Session 7: Planets in Our Solar System
Session 8: Far Planets
Session 9: Milky Way Galaxy
Session 10: Star Clusters
Session 11: Nebulae
Session 12: Types of Galaxies
This course is taught by Quantum Physics for Kids instructor Prof. Mark Baraket (M.S. Astrophysics), a professional astronomer with a commitment to teaching the next generation of scientists. Quantum Physics for Kids is dedicated to introducing young students to the amazing world of quantum physics, invention & science research! We've been offering STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Art & Math) classes and creating educational materials for students of all ages for over 15 years. We're excited to share this course content with more students through Outschool. 
Homework Offered
Assessments Offered
Learner progress will be assessed through class participation and student image-taking of astronomical phenomena.
Grades Offered
Recommended course materials: $30/year Student Subscription to Slooh remote telescope services to use during the course. A link to sign-up at the discounted student rate will be emailed upon registration. 
Note: If your learner is not interested in capturing their own telescope images, it is also possible to take this course to learn about Astronomy, without using a Slooh telescope account.
In addition to the Outschool classroom, this class uses:
This course utilizes the remote telescope service "Slooh" to provide access to live telescope images during class time and between classes for optional homework activities. The cost to use the Slooh telescope tools is $30 for a 1-year student subscription. A link to the Slooh webiste is listed in the 3rd party tools section.

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Average rating:4.9Number of reviews:(1,194)
We're excited to support your child in exploring quantum physics, science and inventions! Our classes are designed to get kids excited about physics and its impact on our lives, while supporting students in developing critical thinking skills. Our... 
Group Class


weekly or $216 for 12 classes
1x per week, 12 weeks
50 min

Average rating:5.0Number of reviews:(7)
Completed by 40 learners
Live video meetings
Ages 8-13
5-10 learners per class

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