SCI1400 Unit - From Galileo to GPS: How Astronomy shapes our lives

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This unit presents an insight into how science contributes to the development of a society through the eyes of astronomy.

The unit uses some of the key astronomical discoveries to demonstrate a complex interaction between pursuing scientific knowledge and how such discoveries influence our society.

The activities will be delivered through visits to museums and observatories, classroom discussions and research-based activities. Students will develop awareness of how scientific discoveries are created and propagated in an internationalised world.

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Contact Name Jasmina Lazendic-Galloway
Contact Email jasmina.lg@monash.edu
Contact Phone 03 9905 1725