Carter Observatory - Latest News [Page 5]

Broadband for Schools

Thursday, 22 April 2004, 2:35 pm | Carter Observatory

The Carter Observatory welcomes the announcement that all secondary schools will have broadband access by the end of this year More >>

Astronomy Scholarships

Monday, 19 April 2004, 2:18 pm | Carter Observatory

The New Zealand Community Trust has just established 200 scholarships to enable secondary school students to study astronomy online and gain NCEA credits. More >>

NZ students learn from Hubble graphics

Monday, 15 March 2004, 9:40 am | Carter Observatory

President George Bush's decision to not maintain the Hubble Telescope has generated opposition as far away as Wellington New Zealand. More >>

Lost In Space

Thursday, 4 March 2004, 9:22 am | Carter Observatory

The Carter Observatory has been inundated with email from schools trying to find the new distance education web site after it was featured on TVNZ News last night. More >>

NZQA approves new astronomy unit standards

Tuesday, 2 March 2004, 11:41 am | Carter Observatory

The Board of the Carter Observatory, New Zealand's National Observatory, has welcomed today's decision of the New Zealand Qualifications Authority to establish 3 new unit standards. More >>

Secondary school science initiative

Monday, 16 February 2004, 9:00 am | Carter Observatory

The Carter Observatory has become a registered education provider in order to teach astronomy to secondary school students on the Internet. More >>

Free Astronomy Holiday Course

Thursday, 15 January 2004, 9:54 am | Carter Observatory

The Carter Observatory will run a new NCEA course in astronomy next week. The course is a trial of the new unit standards in astronomy being developed by the Carter Observatory in conjunction with the New Zealand Qualifications' Authority. More >>

Rocket Man by Seamus Arnel

Thursday, 18 September 2003, 8:39 am | Carter Observatory

The strange tale of a boy, his heroes, and rocket ships Performing at the Carter Observatory Planetarium More >>