HI Student/Teacher Astronomy Research National Program
June 2, 2014 - June 10, 2014
Join HI STAR this summer (June 2-10, 2014). HI STAR is a one week astronomy program at the University of Hawai‘i Manoa campus in Honolulu. This program is designed for incoming grade 8 –11 students who would like to work on science research projects and their teachers. Fill out the online HI STAR application form.
Program: day and night activities:
Learn about asteroids, comets, variable stars, extrasolar planets, and galaxies.
Do telescope observing and get CCD camera images of objects in space.
Understand physics and chemistry principles integral to astronomy.
Learn image-processing skills using astrometry and photometry software.
Be mentored by an astronomer to complete a research project after the program.
Student Application Requirements
Each student must have a teacher who agrees to act as a project advisor and who will write a letter of recommendation for you. (Your teacher can advise multiple students.)
Student applicants need to have one (1) of the following:
A UHIfA-sponsored astronomy workshop;
and/or demonstrated knowledge of the night sky and basic astronomy;
and/or your Hawaii teacher-advisor will also attend this workshop.
Cost: A $150 registration fee.
(can be waived for those with financial hardship)
Housing at UH Manoa campus dormitory and meals are fully funded for all students and teachers.
Teachers airfare to Honolulu is also funded.
All students will need to pay for their own airfare to Honolulu.
For more information, about these workshops please contact: Mary Kadooka (808) 956-7954