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Overview: Code learning with astronomical ideas

Micro:bit is a pocket programmable device that allows children and young people to learnhow to program in a simple, playful and creative way. Its integrated sensors (buttons,compass, accelerometer, temperature, brightness, Bluetooth connection, LED matrix) allowthe development of STEM projects, in which children and young people, almostautonomously and in groups, can …

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Overview: Empowering Rational Capacity through Astronomy: A Distant Learning Approach from Bosscha Observatory

Problems to address:- Low rational and critical thinking capability at almost all levels which have been hindering the much needed fast development in the whole system in the country, and blocking mitigation strategy in emergency situation (eg. natural disasters, pandemic such as now, climate change related issues, etc)- Low infrastructure …

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Overview of the project

Project leader: Premana W. Premadi, premadi@as.itb.ac.id Project location: Indonesia Project Description: This community development project will develop a symbiosis between a prospective astronomical observatory in Timor, Indonesia, and its surrounding community. The goal is to have thriving villages and a successful observatory. The project consists of: (1) Human Capacity Building …

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