Telescopes to Tanzania is packing

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Clothes and personal items get squished between the important stuff. Generous donors have made it possible for Telescopes to Tanzania to take 5 more telescopes, at least 4 microscopes, light benches, lenses, prisms, maps, spectroscopes, a few books, sky maps, and whatever they can squeeze into 6 suitcases weighing up to 23 Kg each!!

In just 2 weeks, 14 teachers will gather in Usa River Tanzania to begin to explore using the new equipment to teach “Hands on” –inquiry based learning skills. They will develop ideas and plans for teachers in 24 schools in Tanzania based on the government required curriculum. The theme for this important week is Astronomy a Gateway to the Sciences.