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National Astronomic Observatory Visit

Place where event will be held: National University, UNAH

Grade participating in the activity: 11

Other information: The 11th grade AP Physics class will be visiting the National Astronomical Observatory with the purpose of applying and verifying students knowledge about Kepler’s laws and Newton's universal law of gravitation. The visit will be developed in three different stages; during the first stage, they will receive a lecture that will be a review of Kepler‘s laws of gravitation.

During the second stage they will make a simulation, and with the simulation, they will be using the observatory’s telescopes to check out the solar system and perhaps the sun by the time we’re going we are going to be there.

The final stage is a connection with Honduran history, a brief explanation of the Mayan culture’s astronomy delivered by an astronomer/archaeologist. 
The visit will last two hours. Students will be accompanied by Ms. Suarez and Ms. Clarissa Castañeda
Students must wear a complete uniform.

Earlier Event: October 26
DCS Student Carnival
Later Event: October 31
Teacher Appreciation Day