[ASC-media] 2004 Queensland Astronomy Education Conference registration now open

Paul Floyd actskywatch at optusnet.com.au
Fri Jan 9 10:49:31 EST 2004


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2004 Queensland Astronomy Education Conference registration now open
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Major conference sponsor: The University of Queensland
(http://www.uq.edu.au/)


The Brisbane Astronomical Society will convene the fifth Queensland
Astronomy Education Conference (QAEC) on Saturday March 20th 2004. The
conference theme is ‘Earth & Beyond’.

Registrations are now being accepted for the conference.


Overview
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Date:   Saturday March 20th 2004
Venue:  University of Queensland, St. Lucia, Brisbane
Time:   9 a.m. – 4 p.m. (Optional night observing session
        begins 6.30 p.m.)
Fee:    $70 (includes resources, certificate of
        attendance, morning tea and lunch)

Conference topics will include:

• Daytime astronomical activities for your classroom (primary and junior
high school)
• Internet astronomy (software, websites and web casts)
• Setting the scene: Introductory sessions on various astronomical bodies
• Other topics to be confirmed


Conference registration form
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The 2004 QAEC registration form can be found at this link:
http://www.bas.asn.au/bas/QAEC_2004_flyer.doc (Word format)


For more information
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• Visit http://www.bas.asn.au/bas/2004qaec.htm as the conference date draws
closer.
• A Yahoo group for potential conference participants can be found at:
  http://groups.yahoo.com/group/2004_Astronomy_Workshop/
• Contact the conference co-convenor Paul Floyd on (Mobile) 040 888 4380 or
mailto:thestarman at homemail.com.au


QAEC 04 is an educational initiative of:
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Brisbane Astronomical Society Inc.
www.bas.asn.au
P.O Box 892, Brisbane Albert Street
QLD 4002





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