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A peer review platform for astronomy educational activities

The IAU Office of Astronomy for Development is excited to present to you, and invites you to participate in, a peer review platform for astronomy educational activities developed in partnership with UNAWE (http://www.unawe.org/) and LCOGT (http://lcogt.net/). This project is led by the co-Chairs of the OAD’s Task Force 2 (Children …

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Launch of AstroEDU

A Peer-reviewed Open-access Astronomy Education Activities Platform  29 November 2013 A new platform for high-quality, peer-reviewed astronomy education activities has been launched by the IAU Office of Astronomy for Development at the ESA/Galileo Teachers Training Program Workshop, Leiden, Netherlands. astroEDU is a platform that allows educators to discover, review, distribute, …

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Invest in the future of Astronomy education for the children of Tanzania!

Donate now to this project! http://astronomerswithoutborders.org/projects/telescopes-to-tanzania.html Background: Telescopes to Tanzania (TtoT), which the OAD is contributing towards, is a project under the aegis of Astronomers Without Borders (AWB, http://astronomerswithoutborders.org/). Since 2010, Universe Awareness (UNAWE, www.unawe.org) and Telescopes to Tanzania have collaborated on bringing astronomy-based science education to Tanzania. This collaboration has …

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Description of the project

UNAWE Tanzania and Telescopes to Tanzania collaborate to promote Astronomy and Science Education in Tanzania We offer teacher workshops to develop inquiry and hands-on teaching models, We donate telescopes and other science material to schools, We work in schools for events like the 3 November Solar Eclipse, We create and …

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