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Final Day Pictures

Here are pictures taken by Dr. Dwarkadas (Vikram) on our final day of the program.

Order of Student Presentations

Morning Q&A with Teachers

Don York and teachers discuss questions arising from the afternoon SDSS research sessions.

College Speakers

Veronica Hauad from The University of Chicago Admissions Office and Bonnie Kanter from the College Bridge program share opportunities available to Chicago-area students with high-school participants in the All-Stars program.           

Expectations for Presentations – Teachers

The presentations of lesson plans on the final days of our program will entail the following: Each teacher (Bill, Diane, Eddie, Mercy, and Nik) will take 30-45 minutes to present his/her lesson plan to the entire group.  The entire group includes the students, program staff, Don York, and possibly other scientists.  (More time is permitted, if […]

Teacher Lesson Plans

At the end of the program, we expect each of the teachers (not including the mentors) to develop a lesson plan for the following lessons.  I am including teachers’ chosen lesson plans in this list. Optical History  – Mercy Kurian Optical Science – Eddie Gonzalzes Optical Tools – Nik Barge Optical Impact – X-ray History – Diane Hawist […]

Getting Started with SDSS

  Jackie holds up one of the plates from the Sloan telescope. Teachers learned how to do basic searches in SDSS using the iPad minis and demonstrated this to students in the afternoon session. I’m hearing lots of OMGs.          

Pre-Surveys Here!

For Students http://rockman.us2.qualtrics.com/SE/?SID=SV_3BJWdvhsoFFQso5   For Teachers http://rockman.us2.qualtrics.com/SE/?SID=SV_81zYg0rxoe7lZLT

Welcome 2013 All-Stars! Speaker Schedule/Readings

On Tuesday, July 16, at 12:30, Don York will speak about the impact of Optical Astronomy.  Please read his lesson before the talk and BRING QUESTIONS! The lesson can be found here:  http://ecuip.lib.uchicago.edu/multiwavelength-astronomy/optical/impact/index.html On Wednesday, July 17, our speaker will be Nick Woolf.  His lesson is here:  http://ecuip.lib.uchicago.edu/multiwavelength-astronomy/optical/tools/index.html On Thursday, July 18, our speaker will […]

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