Barrowcliff Juniors given tour of the inner Solar System

The afternoon of Thursday 7th February saw SARAS Honorary President John Harper FRAS visit Barrowcliff Primary School to talk to the Juniors who have been learning about Space over the past few weeks.

Around 100 children and the teachers were given a virtual tour of the inner Planets by John and he will be following up this visit in the near future to complete the trip through the outer planets before leaving the Solar System to look at the stars.  John said “I  absolutely enjoyed myself today talking to the particular year of Juniors, at Barrowcliff, in the school hall”.  The Scarborough News were also in attendance so keep your eyes open for a report and picture of John in a future edition of the paper.

Many thanks to John for representing the society at this talk and once again, thank you to Barrowcliff Primary school for inviting SARAS to share our knowledge with the pupils.  We look forward to coming back soon.  You never know, there may well be a future famous astronomer among them!

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