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Event ID:  498
Contact Name:  Friedrich Friedli
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Contact Phone:  +4126 401 14 44
Organization:  HB4FR 'Clin d'Ailes'Swiss Air Air Force Museum HAM Radio Club
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Dates:  4th October 2008 to 4th October 2008
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Type:  School
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Country:  Switzerland
State/Province:  Canton Vaud
City:  Payerne
Location:  'Clin d'Ailes'Swiss Air Air Force Museum
Event Name:  Payerne Space Day
Event Description:  Under the patronage of our Club, the teachers of the Primary School of Grandcour, academic circle of Payerne(Canton Vaud, Switzerland) will treat with approximately 80 pupils of the 3rd to 6th Primary classes the space-activities. The main objective is to interest this young people in technology and science in general. They will work in groups on different interesting topics and then present the results on October 4th to the public at the Swiss Air Force Museum
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Report on the Results:  Payerne Space Day - school children of the primary school circle Payerne and their teachers in Space fever. About 60 primary school class children of the primery school circle Payerne (canton Vaud) presented on Saturday, 4th October 2008 after-noon, in the Swiss Air Force Museum Clin d'Ailes Payerne, the outcome of their work on Space themes. The pupils astonished the invited parents and guests, as well as the regular museum visitors with their knowledge of earth, sun, moon and Stars they had developed since the beginning of the new academic year in late August. Using drawings, schematic representations, models and many practical experiments to explain to the amazed visitors phenomena such as day and night rhythm of the earth, the change of seasons, sun and moon eclipses; the effects of air pressure, earth and moon gravity, and so on. Other children have presented the results of their research on the variation of the length of days and nights. In fact, they had collected data during a longer period and transformed them in impressive graphical representations. Experiments and displays on the effects of our moon to the earth and to mortals as well as comparative representations of the dimensions and distances of our stars completed the show. The exiting highlight in late afternoon was the shortwave radio contact with school children of the Coll
Attendance:  500
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