SCHOOL VISITS
 

Since the year 2008, the KITION PLANETARIUM & OBSERVATORY developed perfect cooperation with private and public schools and universities in Cyprus and abroad. We develop special and customized programs depending on the institution's needs, and level of the students, to fulfill all requirements. They may also chose any of the existing STEM/STEAM programs to be delivered.

Specialized programs for kindergartens, for junior schools, gymnasiums and lyceums, for institutes, colleges, universities and others institutions, whose curriculum permits to make the educational process more interesting and diverse.

 

VISIT TO OUR PREMISES

An example of proposed program is follows:

Maximum seating capacity: 49 people per session

Duration: 1.5 - 2 hours

Note (i): Split in short sessions

Note(ii): Time can be customized according to your needs

Price: €5 / person

FREE entrance during school visits to Teachers /Guides (in cases of visually impaired, autism or Dawn syndrome)

The visit includes a guided tour to the radiotelescope used for NASA Radio Jove project adn a brief introduction to radioastronomy. At the exhibition we take you back in time and talk aboout Pangea, our active planet, the formation of Cyprus, Cyprus geology and fossils. A brief mention of how the first animas came to Cyprus and endymic species. At the planetarium theatre we wil offer you a unique and unforgettable experience of a STEM/STEAM interactive presentation. Finally, at the observatory dome using specialized Solar telescopes we will travel you to our nearest star. In case of an evening/night session, we will give you a guided sky tour and telescope observations of the best visible celestial objects of the night.

TIME

DESCRIPTION
COMMENTS
5 mins
Arrival - Welcoming
Entrance
5 mins
Radiotelescope - Introduction to NASA Radio Jove Project
Radiotelescope
30mins
Journey to the Solar System

Planetarium Theatre Interactive Presentation

5 mins
Break : You may visit the Gift Shop

Activities - Groups' Rotation

DOME
EXHIBITION
THEATRE
15 mins
GROUP A
GROUP B
GROUP C
15 mins
GROUP C
GROUP A
GROUP B
15 mins
GROUP B
GROUP C
GROUP A
Departure - Special Thanks - Gift from the KITION PLANETARIUM & OBSERVATORY
VENUE
ACTIVITY
COMMENTS
DOME
Observtions of the Sun's Chromosphere in H-α
Outside
EXHIBITION
Cyprus Geology, Fossils, Meteorites, Astronauts' Food, Antikthera Mechanism
Downstairs
THEATRE
Biology - Microcosm (Short movie)
Upstairs

Topics can be chosen and customized according to the curriculum or can be selected from any of the available topics.

 

VISIT TO THE SCHOOL PREMISES

An example of typical proposed program consists of:

* A STEM/STEAM interactive educational presentation or workshop

* Telescope observations.

 

Number of students attending the session: Minimum 30 students

Activity Duration: Minimum 45 minutes

Price: According to discusion and agreement between the two parties. *(see Notes)

*Notes:

Note (i): Duration

Note (ii): Number of sessions

Note(iii): District area

Note (iv): Type of activity

Note (v): Number of persons

Note (vi): FREE entrance during school visits to Teachers /Guides (in cases of visually impaired, autism or Dawn syndrome)

 

BOOKING ESSENTIAL:

Book via e-mail, or via phone +357 99991111

Cancellation policy (Please read before registration)

 

 

 

 

 
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