ICRAR is committed to working closely with schools, universities, industry and the community at large.
Through the creation and implementation of innovative and engaging programs ICRAR will:
ICRAR will provide educators with resources, opportunities and engaging experiences that will assist them in the classroom to promote learning in disciplines related to science, computing, mathematics and engineering. These opportunities will include:
If you are a teacher you can download and print out the poster below to use in your classroom and to learn more about the Square Kilometre Array and radio astronomy. To request a hard copy of the poster, send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org. You can also download a article from CSIRO Education's Scientriffic on the SKA, perfect for younger students below (in both web or print quality).
ICRAR is continuously developing and delivering a range of exciting opportunities to engage primary and secondary students in new and interesting ways to learn, interact and understand. Such opportunities include:
By contributing and collaborating with organisations and entities with common educational and outreach objectives, ICRAR will support existing projects, programs and initiatives that aim to bring about exciting opportunities throughout the educational community.
To this end, and through relationships with Scitech, Spice, the Astronomy WA initiative and the CSIRO’s Australia Telescope National Facility, ICRAR is already developing strong relationships throughout the State, country and beyond.
Radio astronomy is a relatively new arm of science in which Australia has long played an important role.
To raise the general public’s awareness and understanding of this leading edge realm of science ICRAR will help develop and deliver a series of events and opportunities for the community at large to participate in, including events such as:
For more information see our news and events pages. Resources will be uploaded to this website as they become available.