Last chance to sign up for the Raptor Workshop. Final deadline is Thursday, October 8.
If you wanted to sign up for a couple field trips and missed the deadline, please let Gleamer know if you are interested in the Raptor Workshop on October 14th from 12:30-2 and/or Classics Gymnastics Center on November 11th from 12-1:30 and she will get your family signed up.
IMPORTANT: Please text, email or call Gleamer and let her know if you are going to be late or absent. Her contact information is firstname.lastname@example.org and 540.292.3002
Tuesday, October 6th
3:30pm—Gleamer will leave Raw Learning for the
National Radio Astronomy Observatory, 155 Observatory Road, Green Bank, WV
You are welcome to leave from another place. Please arrive at Green Bank in plenty of time to eat dinner and get settled before 6:30.
5:30-6:30 --We will arrive, eat dinner, and get settled into the bunk house
Sleeping bag or bedding to put on single bunk bed vinyl mattresses
Phone Card (Cell phone reception is poor or non-existent in the mountains. While at the National Radio Astronomy Observatory, cell phones and all other radio frequency devices must be turned off or on “airplane mode”.)
*No cooking is allowed in any of the dormitory rooms. However, food and drinks within the rooms are permitted.
6:45-- After dinner and settling, the age 10 and older students will go to the 40 foot radio telescope session.
While the older students are exploring the radio telescope, the younger group will visit the Exhibit Hall for hands on interactive astronomy experiences.
7:30-9:00 The next morning, Wednesday, October 7th, we will eat breakfast.
Pack snacks for your family to eat in between activities since lunch is late.
9:30-10:30 Bus site tour
Fit 20 minutes of Solar Viewing in whenever it is most sunny.
10:35-11:15 RFI Detective Activity
11:20-12:20 GBT Engineering Design Challenge
11:30-1:30 Lunch at the Observatory Cafeteria is available
- Families outside of the Raw Learning community are welcome! This is a great opportunity for new families to be introduced to our self-directed learning environment and homeschool resources. Attend as a family for FREE.