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New RASC Progam – Creation Station

9 May 2021, 14:10 UTC
New RASC Progam – Creation Station
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The Education and Public Outreach Committee of the Royal Astronomical Society of Canada is launching a brand new program as part of International Astronomy Day and we need your help to do it.

This project, called Creation Station, establishes a dedicated place on the RASC website to showcase imaginative work relating to astronomy and space created by children and youth. Children across Canada will be encouraged to submit stories and poems, art pieces and illustrations that will be published on the website and, possibly, printed in future publications such as SkyNews for everyone to see.

Creation Station aims to further the RASC’s mission of enhancing understanding of and inspiring curiosity about the Universe through public outreach, by engaging with children and youth through informal channels. It also encourages and celebrates the ‘A’ in STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts and Mathematics.)

Creation Station will begin as a pilot project for children in two age ranges: 5 to 9 and 10-12. Submissions may be in the form of stories, poems, drawings or comics. Content will be wide ranging and include any topic relating to an aspect of space sciences and astronomy.

Submissions will be collected at outreach+cs@rasc.ca accompanied by a ...

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