Explore the Universe with Space Engine - YS Online Workshop | Event in NA | Townscript
Explore the Universe with Space Engine - YS Online Workshop | Event in NA | Townscript

Explore the Universe with Space Engine - YS Online Workshop

Apr 17 | 04:30 PM (IST)
Online Event

Event Information

Eligibility:
Grade III to VI


Parents are recommended to accompany the kids 

This particular workshop tells us the story of the Universe starting from its beginning! We aim to introduce the modern concepts in astronomy in a very accessible way. Concepts like the big bang theory, orbital mechanics, black holes etc. will be simplified and explained. The session also includes a virtual tour of the Universe using Space Engine! 

Space Engine
This software can be used to take virtual tours of the Universe, generate graphics and provide visual learning content for the concepts in astrophysics. This simulator is scientifically accurate, within the technical limitations, and provides a simulation of the entire known Universe using procedural generation A free version is available for download and premium version is available on Steam. 
Workshop Objective:


  • Provide a fun introduction to astronomy
  • Talk about different celestial objects like stars, planets, galaxies etc.
  • Try to answer the question about the origin of the universe
  • Gain a simple understanding of the Big Bang theory


Key Concepts:

  • Astronomy Techniques
  • Telescopes
  • Celestial Objects
  • Planets
  • Satellites
  • Big Bang Theory
  • Formation of Earth


Activity:
Virtual tour of the Universe using Space Engine

How the webinar works:

  • The registered number will be added to a temporary WhatsApp group where further instructions will be shared.
  • The online session will take place over Zoom Meetings. The meeting link will be shared 30 mins before the workshop begins
  • A computer with headphones and a reliable internet connection is necessary.
  • The facilitator will share their computer screen where the content will be displayed (Powerpoint presentation, worksheets, software UI, videos, simulations, virtual tour etc.).
  • The facilitator will also be giving live audio commentary and explanations.
  • The participants can interact with the facilitator using the chat feature.
  • The participants will have their audio muted and their webcam stopped to ensure a smooth streaming experience for all.
  • One ticket permits one device (computer/tablet) to join the Zoom Meeting
  • The live stream of the online session is only for personal use, and thus shouldn't be recorded or transmitted or projected to an audience unauthorised by the organizer
  • You may experience network latency during the session considering the high internet usage because of lockdown.
Disclaimer
  • The workshop may get postponed or cancelled if our team members get affected by COVID-19
  • In case of cancellation of the workshop, a refund will be initiated through Townscript

Venue

This is an online event.
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Young-Scientist.in (YS) is a start-up that specializes in science education for children, making it fun and interesting. We employ visual learning techniques in a stress-free, hands-on environment where science is brought to life through experiments and activities.
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