Well, it is. The last day of NASA Allstar program. I have different feelings inside my mind. I’m glad because I don’t have to take an hour-and-a-half train to here every day, hear about complicated astronomical stuff, blog everyday ; I can get my iPad. However, it is a pity when this program finishes. I did a a lot of fun working with teachers, mentors, and students from many schools and make an effort for the final project. I get to know many people. Everybody is outgoing, friendly, and helpful. I kinda don’t want this program to end. I really want to get involved in some similar program if I can. I think I’ll miss these moments a lot.
Today is our last day!!! I’m going to miss coming here. I enjoyed it a lot and I’ve learned so much and have met a lot of people. I definitely want to continue working with astronomy, astrobiology, astrophysics and all the other fields in science. I’ll miss everyone, well ill see some of you during the school year…. But yeah had a lot of fun!
I got to say this was one of the greatest experiences I’ve had. Meeting scientist that contribute with the making of telescopes, getting to know people from other school, and getting an iPad mini as a reward. This final day was great because we heard from teachers and students about what they learn and what they would do with this knowledge later on, and also the amazing food :D. Thanks to NASA All Stars program and The University of Chicago for giving me the opportunity to be in this program. I’m so grateful I got to meet Professor Don York. Thanks and I hope everybody have fun the rest of the summer 🙂 well with Chicago being so bipolar have fun with this weird weather. Also have a great school year 2013-2014 Go Vikings!! Class of 2014
Today is the last day of the NASA All-Stars program. I had such a great experience, and I learned a lot. I met a lot of new people who have the same interests as me. This was such a wonderful program, and it helped me understand more about multi wavelength astronomy. One thing I really enjoyed was that the findings and images from the SDSS telescope are online. It was so awesome to see that the public can access all of this wonderful information. Many of the astronomers that I learned about all began with an interest in the universe during the Sputnik era. Maybe this generation will be inspired from the SDSS database, or zooniverse. I know I have been inspired. Who knows, maybe the next Don York will have been a member of the NASA All-Stars program.
I hope to see all of you in the future.
Yay iPads! What a great experience working with teachers and students. Made new friends and increased skills in Microsoft excel. I’m going to miss coming here and most importantly, I’m going to miss the new friends I made. If I could, I would do this all over again.
Well, have a great day and enjoy your iPads C:
Today our group worked on our project. We pretty much finished the whole PowerPoint but we just have to adjust a few things and maybe have some more teachers take a look at it. We used a small amount of data for the project, but we may change it so that we can get a larger sample for it.
So today we were finishing our presentations. I am so excited to start presenting but at the same time no because that means we would only have 3 days left of this program. Sariaya did a great job talking about the different colors of stars(:
Today I worked with Tho and Jessica, and together we learned a lot more about galaxies. Three heads were definitely better than one. We basically finished all we needed to do. It took some time to figure out how to answer our question, but thanks to Anton, we were able move quickly. I’m so excited to present out finding on Tuesday!!!!!