Summer School Training

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Summer School Training of   Basic Astronomy & Space Science for primary & Secondary School Students from 18-20 July 2014

ESSS research & education team in collaboration with Entoto Observatory & Research Center (EO) outreach program is organizing a 3 days summer school training that will be conducted from 18-20 July 2014 for ESSS members.

The objective of this training is to educate, transfer knowledge & skill and create awareness of Astronomy & space science applications to youths at primary & secondary education level and aimed to attract and inspire youths in sciences and promote Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) in the country.

The training will continue periodically and try to address as many youth as possible. The training focus on Astronomy & Astrophysics, Earth Observation and Space Sciences

During the training session the following topics will be addressed:

-        History of Astronomy & Ethiopian Astronomy

-        Observational methods of Astronomy

-        Earth, Sun and Moon

-        The solar system

-        Universe , Space Exploration and Astrobiology

-        Astronomical tools, Software’s, Galileo Telescope Demonstration

-        Introduction to Space sciences & its applications and

-        Introduction to Earth observations & its Applications

Venue: Addis Ababa Institute of Technology (AAIT),

Addis Ababa, Ethiopia

Registration: You can register to the training by sending your full information such as full name, sex, age and education (grade) label to the training coordinator Mr. Alemiye Mamo through the following email address. This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Deadline: 15 July 2014

Contacts: For further information you can contact through the following ESSS address


Tel : +251-116-553417

Mobile: +251-912-010792

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P.O Box 8412