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Loulé, Algarve, Portugal, 11th July to 15th July 2016. The European Association for Astronomy Education (EAAE) is collaborating with Escola Secundária de Loulé, Câmara Municipal de Loulé and Ciência Viva to organize the 21st EAAE Summer School for Teachers under the theme "Astronomy at our Schools".
The Summer School will take place from Monday 11th July 2016 to Friday 15th July 2016, in Loulé, Algarve, Portugal. The Summer School will explore several themes in astronomy didactic appropriate for teaching since very early ages until college.
Topics since Earth, Moon and Sun relations, atmospheres of the planets, basic concepts of astrophysics, brightness of variable and binary stars, and how do work astronomical imaging in the classroom are the topics of some of the workshops of the Summer School.
Highlights include an expedition to the Almendres Cromelech, near Évora, and to Lisbon Astronomical Observatory.
Astronomical observations are also programmed (if the weather conditions allow them). Astronomical lectures will be presented by lecturers from Universities and research centers. (read the hole program here)
The registration fee is 125 euros before the May 15th, 2015.
Between the May 15th and July 1st, 2016 registration fee will be 150 euros.
After this date registration fee will be 200 euros.
The fee covers all astronomical activities and materials, including a proceeding book. It also includes the 4 lunches at school and the expedition to Évora and Lisbon.
The organization is also preparing extra programs for Sunday 10th (before the Summer School) and Saturday 16th (after the Summer School) for people that have early arrivals or late departures. These activities are not include on the price. Due to the workshops (maximum 30 participants per workshop) Summer School can have a maximum of 60 participants because this means that each workshop is repeated twice. This Summer School is done in Association with IAU and NASE.
Registration should be made using the form at the following link
After making your registration the participation fee must transferred to the bank account with the following data
- Holder EAAE Bank Kreissparkasse München Starnberg BLZ 702 501 50
- Account Number 10815850
- IBAN DE21 7025 0150 0010 8158 50
- Swift / BIC BYLADEM1KMS
Your registration will only be complete when your fee is payed and the date of registration is the date of the payment. Please send your
- Fee before the 15th of May - 125 euros.
- Fee from 15th of May to the 1st of July registration- 150 euros.
- Fee after the 1st of July - 200 euros.
See the full programme here.
You can find accomodation at local hotels/hostels at the following prices for the venue:
Hotel Loulé Jardim*** (includes breakfast)
- Single room - 54.00€/night
- Double room - 72.00€/night
- Triple room - 94.50€/night
HotelStar* (includes breakfast)
- Single room - 43.00€/night
- Double room - 55.00€/night
Guesthouse Dom Fernando (includes breakfast)
- Single room - 40.00€/night
- Double room - 52.50€/night
- Triple room - 62.50€/night