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CUSA1005 Astronomical Training Programme for Secondary School Students 中学生天文训练计划

This course aims at offering opportunities for local secondary students to be trained in astronomy and thereby enhancing their interest in science. Students are encouraged to share what they have learnt with their schoolmates by organizing activities about astronomy in their schools so that more students can enjoy the interest. To achieve the goals, this course covers both theories and practical training so that students will not only acquire knowledge of astronomy, but also develop independent thinking skills and capability in organizing activities.

「中学生天文训练计划」由香港太空馆、香港中文大学物理系及香港天文学会合办,目的是让本地中学生有机会接受较全面的天文学训练,从中培养及深化其对自然科学的兴趣。另一方面,我们亦希望参与计划的同学能将所学回馈所属学校,在校内协助推广天文活动,让更多同学能够领略个中乐趣。为达致上述目的,计划内容将同时兼顾理论及实践两方面,务求让同学不单获得天文学上的知识及训练,并且培养出独立处理问题及组织活动的能力。

 

Organising units:
  • Department of Physics, CUHK
  • Hong Kong Space Museum
  • Hong Kong Astronomical Society
  • Centre for Promoting Science Education, CUHK
Category:   Category II – Academy Credit-bearing
Learning outcomes:   Upon completion of this course, students should be able to:
  1. Acquire a complete and solid training in astronomy;
  2. Appreciate the beauty of natural science;
  3. Learn how to promote astronomy and natural science in schools and to public;
  4. Develop analytical mind and ability to work independently.
Learning Activities:
  1. Lectures
  2. Practical sessions
  3. Workshops
  4. Star-gazing trip/camp
Medium of Instruction:   English and Chinese
Assessment:   Examination (theory and practical)
Recognition:   No. of Academy unit(s) awarded: 2
*A certificate will be awarded to student who have fulfilled the course requirements.
 
Expected applicants:   S4-S6 students
Organising period:   Yearly since 2010
Application method:   LCSD Online application
Official website:   https://www.lcsd.gov.hk/CE/Museum/Space/zh_TW/web/spm/activity/education_st.html