Astronomy Education: Rossall School, Chabot Space and Science Center, International Astronomical Youth Camp, Planisphere, Astronomy Cast

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General Books LLC, 2010 - 96 pages
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Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. Pages: 25. Chapters: Rossall School, Jack Horkheimer: Star Gazer, Astronomical Society of the Pacific, Chabot Space and Science Center, International Astronomical Youth Camp, The Sky at Night, Planisphere, Astronomy Cast, Astronomy Picture of the Day, Project Galileo, Faulkes Telescope Project, International Astronomy Olympiad, List of 2007 Astronomy Cast episodes, Universe, Sri Lankan Astronomy and Astrophysics Olympiad, International Olympiad on Astronomy and Astrophysics, List of 2008 Astronomy Cast episodes, 365 Days of Astronomy, List of Astronomy Cast question shows, List of 2009 Astronomy Cast episodes, Bob Berman, Astronomy Day, Ilan Ramon youth physics center, Planetary Radio, NASA's PlanetQuest, List of 2010 Astronomy Cast episodes, List of 2006 Astronomy Cast episodes, GalileoMobile. Excerpt: Rossall as seen from the playing fieldsRossall School is a British, co-educational, public school (an independent school in England) in between Cleveleys and Fleetwood, Lancashire. Rossall was founded in 1844 by St. Vincent Beechey as a sister school to Marlborough College which had been founded the previous year. Its establishment was "to provide, at a moderate cost, for the sons of Clergymen and others, a classical, mathematical and general education of the highest class, and to do all things necessary, incidental, or conducive to the attainment of the above objects." Along with Cheltenham, Lancing and Marlborough, Rossall was part of a flurry of expansion in education during the early Victorian period. These schools were later complemented by others such as Clifton, Wellington, Malvern and Radley. Set in a 161-acre (0.65 km) estate next to Rossall Beach, Rossall is also a member of the Headmasters' and Headmistresses' Conference and was granted a royal charter on 21 October 1890. It accepts students between the ages of 2 and 18 and a...

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