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Big Telescopes: Scouting and Guiding


Saturday, 13 June 2015 from 10:30 to 12:30 (BST)

Big Telescopes: Scouting and Guiding

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Join us to explore the Big Telescopes exhibition and discover how astronomers use different types of light to study the Universe. With interactive activities, an inflatable planetarium, and giant models, find out how we know about the Big Bang, black holes, galaxies colliding and much more!

These activities are suitable for all levels of Scouting and Guiding.  The visit is for two-hours and includes three activities/workshops and a 15 minute break.  Snacks will be provided.

Risk assessments will be available two weeks before the event from  There should be a minimum 1:10 ratio of adults:students.   

This event is part of the York Festival of Ideas. Check out for lots more exciting events.

Do you have questions about Big Telescopes: Scouting and Guiding? Contact Astrocampus

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Physics and Electronics Buildings
University of York
YO10 5DD York
United Kingdom

Saturday, 13 June 2015 from 10:30 to 12:30 (BST)

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Bringing the mysteries of space closer to home: 


Come and explore the wonders of the Universe at the Astrocampus, the University of York’s observatory. With a wide range of telescopes and space-themed activities for all ages, the site is open to groups and individuals throughout the year.

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