Big Telescopes: Scouting and Guiding

Date: 13 Jun 2015
Time: 10:30am - 12:30pm
Location: Physics and Electronics Building, University of York

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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.

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