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The Philippine Astronomical Society will celebrate this year's National Astronomy Week on February 16-23 to be held at the University of Santo Thomas (UST) campus, in collaboration with the UST College of Science and the Samahang Mag-aaral ng Pisika.This year's NAW theme is "Exploring Outer Space, Our Biosphere and Their Interconnections."
Elementary, high school, and college students from all over Metro Manila will compete in different contests: photo-essay (high school); essay-writing (elementary and high school); astro-quiz (high school and college); poster-making (elementary and high school). The contest winners will receive cash awards, trophies, medals, and certificates of appreciation.
The Philippine Astronomical Society will have a medical team to provide immediate assistance to participants, guests, and the public during the Opening Day of the National Astronomy Week on February 16. The medical team is composed of Dr. Clea Mamaril-Serrano, Dr. Lorie Garcia, and Dr. Marissa Resulta.
Please check all other NAW 2013 details in the NAW page of this web for the Program of Activities, UST floor plan for the contests, lectures, etc.
The weeklong PAS NAW celebration is open to the public, and it's free!
Come watch the scientifically and artistically gifted young students compete in this once-a year celebration of astronomy as as a science discipline. (Some photos from NAW 2011 below)