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The Telescope Has Arrived!

Mar 26
by Kai Staats

AWB Update - January 21, 2019

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The most scary, perhaps the most challenging part of this entire project is completed with success!

The telescope has safely arrived to the Alianga Secondary School. Many thanks to Dennis Davies of Craters & Freighters (www.CratersAndFreighters.com), Darren Kayser of InXpress (www.inxpress.com), and Rahab Tigwella of TAHA Fresh Handling Ltd. for an expert job in receiving our valuable packages.

We anticipate installation in June of this year.

Stay tuned—the best part is yet to come!

Cheers,
Kai Staats, MSc

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  • This is wonderful news! Who can we contact at this school to see the progress and growth of Astronomy interest among the students?
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About Telescopes to Tanzania

Telescopes to Tanzania (TtT) brings scarce educational resources to this developing country in east Africa. The emphasis now is on building the Centre for Science Education and Observatory in Usa River, Tanzania.

Program Goals

  • Visit schools throughout Tanzania
  • Train teachers to teach hands-on, inquiry based science
  • Teach students
  • Train government education officers in understanding science teaching and scientific concepts
  • Bring more NEW science curricula to schools throughout Tanzania

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