Feb 26, 2019

Adopt a Star Astronomy & Astrophysics Contest

  • Crimson Education
  • Spain
General Tutoring Competition Research Opportunity

Description

Adopta una Estrella is a contest for teams of three students to compete across three categories -- one for astronomical measurement, research and documentation; another for astrophysics observation and/or experimentation; and one last for the planning of a scientific outreach campaign dealing with either topic.

The competition is international, open to all Spanish- and Portuguese-speaking countries, and run in collaboration with CSIC, Spain's national scientific research authority, UNED, Spain's remote learning university, and a number of scientific entities including the Spanish Astronomy Society (SEA).

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Type of Opportunity

Extracurricular Activity

Age Range

Up to 18

Competitiveness

4/5

Participation Cost

1/5

There is no fee attached to registering an entry to the Prizes, but some cost can be expected in developing or carrying out the project / activity that is being entered to the Prize.

Minimum Technical Skill Needed

2/5

As this contest evaluates activities led by a teacher, the technical skill on the students' part is unlikely to be high.

Time Commitment

2/5

Given the little means and space that schools will typically have to take on the subjects of Astronomy and Astrophysics, time commitment is unlikely to exceed 3 hours weekly.

Application Deadline

May 15, 2020

Application Process Includes

Simple registration form + documentation of project not exceeding 10 pages.