An evening of astronomy for 6th grade students in Belmont. ATMoB members will set up telescopes for night-sky viewing outdoors, and a variety of astronomy-related presentations, including WWT demos, will take place inside. Details coming soon.
Harvard-Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics, Viz-e-Lab, Rm 342, 160 Concord Ave, Cambridge, MA
Lunch will be served.
Schedule 9:00am-10:00am WWT Overview 10:00am-12:00pm Introductory Tour-Making Tutorial 12:00pm- 1:00pm Lunch served 1:00pm- 3:00pm Classroom Ambassador Training
The morning session of this workshop is for any member of the CfA community interested in using WorldWide Telescope in teaching and outreach, especially for creating interactive "Guided Tours" that showcase their research.
Those who would like to actively participate in WWT Ambassador ...
WWT Ambassadors: Worldwide Telescope For Interactive Learning
WorldWide Telescope (WWT) offers an unparalleled view of the world’s store of online astronomical data. This free software weaves astronomical images from all wavelengths into an interface that resembles their natural context–the Sky–while offering deep opportunities to teach and learn the science behind the images. The WorldWide Telescope Ambassadors Program (WWTA) is an outreach initiative run by researchers at Harvard University, WGBH, and Microsoft Research. WWT Ambassadors are...
Harvard-Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics, 60 Garden St, Cambridge, MA 02138
Become an astronomer for a day! Enjoy telescope tours, interactive multimedia exhibits, hands-on activities, and live demonstrations at this open house event. Hosted as part of the annual Cambridge Science Festival, "Cambridge Explores the Universe" invites space scientists of all ages to explore the wonder of the universe together in an out-of-this-world astronomy extravaganza!
WorldWide Telescope Ambassadors will be hosting two WWT activities:
A demo station in Perkin Lobby, where visitors can test-drive WWT with assistance from an Ambassador.