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Course CodeCourse NameVenueDayStart TimeEnd TimeStart DateEnd Date  
23EN427PAstronomy - Explore The Autumn Night SkyENDERBY ADULT LEARNING CENTREMon7:00 PM9:00 PM18/09/202304/12/2023Available for EnquiriesCourse Info

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More information about this Course

01. Who is this course for?
The course will introduce the stars and planets visible in the Autumn Night Sky.    When the weather permits, the classroom sessions will be backed up by practical viewing, including the use of binoculars and telescopes.   Astronomy and space stories in the news will be discussed. You will meet people with a shared interest and make new friends.   There may be the opportunity to visit places of astronomical interest outside of the sessions if you wish.

02. What will I learn?
You will learn how to find you way around the sky and gain some understanding of our place in the Universe

03. How will I learn?
Self assessment and reviews Feedback from tutor Project work. Individual Learning Plan (ILP)

04. What will I need to bring?
Pen/pencil, paper and folder to store handouts If clear, bring along some warm clothes as we will go outside and view the sky.

05. What skills or experience do I need?
The course is open to people with all levels of interest and experience, but no prior knowledge is assumed – the only requirement is lots of enthusiasm!   On clear evenings we will go outside and look at the stars and planets

08. How will I be supported in my learning?
Once you start, if you have further queries and/or support needs, please talk to the tutor. We also offer support to help people with learning difficulties and/or disabilities. If you have a disability, learning difficulty, health problem or mental health difficulty that may affect your learning or participation, please contact us for further advice.

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Many learners book holidays during the length of their courses and whilst we realise this is personal choice, please consider that missed lessons can affect funding for adult learning courses. This may impact on us being able to offer similar courses in the future.

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Online Learning
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