Category Archives: Hands on Basic Space Science Training for Primary and Secondary School Teachers

HBSST Final Report

HBSST workshop is the first Astronomy program in Nigeria which is Hands-on. The program had positive tremendous impact on the participants because it translated Astronomy which studies distant objects into practicable and visible reality bringing those distant object closer to them in simple terms via descriptive teaching approach and inquiry based method of teaching, thus exciting the teachers and […]

Astronomy workshop – update

The HBSST workshop has been rescheduled as follows at the two locations below: Date: Thursday 1st- Saturday 3rd June 2017 Time: 9:00am daily Venue: Electronics Lab. Department of Physics, Rivers State University of Science and Technology, Port  Harcourt.   Date: Monday 5th – Wednesday 7th June 2017 Time: 9:00am daily Venue: Centre for Basic Space […]

Astronomy Workshop for Science Teachers – Application

APPLICATION FOR ASTRONOMY WORKSHOP FOR SCIENCE PRIMARY AND SECONDARY SCHOOL TEACHERS IN NIGERIA 2017 The Director/Chief Executive of the NASRDA-Centre for Basic Space Science, (CBSS), Prof. Fidelix, E. Opara has passed away after a brief illness.  As a result, the HBSST Workshop is postponed for the two centres and a new date will be communicated […]

Overview of Project

HBSST is a workshop designed to promote astronomy appreciation for primary schools and junior secondary school science teachers in Nigeria and to bring the basic observational tools of Astronomy and space science closer to them. In 2015, through the effort of the Centre for Basic Space Science Nsukka, in Nigeria, Astronomy has recently been accredited […]