Currently browsing category


Overview of project

The purpose of this project is to create a 3D tactile planetarium that will promote astronomy and provide an experience of STEM that is fun, engaging and inspires curiosity in an inclusive environment. The resources will focus on using low-cost materials such as Styrofoam, beads, twine, plastic bags and newsprint, …

Read more »

Open Days

On April 17th 2017, at 6th Junior High School of Thessaloniki (Inclusion Classes for Visual Impaired Pupils) an “Open Astronomy Day” will take place, in the context of IAU-OAD’s project “Looking … Up program! Astronomy for ALL”. After the activities a teachers’  education seminar will follow. Open Day #2 Open Day #3 took place …

Read more »

Overview of Project

The project “Looking …Up! Astronomy for All” aims to promote inclusive astronomy education. In order the project’s goal to be achieved the follow activities were organized : Open to public Observational Days in Special Education Schools (in the wider region of Thessaloniki/ Central Makedonia / Greece) , Workshops for Teachers on how Astronomy can be integrated …

Read more »

Final Report

Zooniverse projects are mostly built to deadlines by, and for, people who use browsers on high speed connections in Western Europe and North America. This has created a bias over the years that has lead to an mostly Englishspeaking volunteerbase and a skew away from lowbandwidth compatibility and nonstandard accessibility. Put simply: the Zooniverse has not historically paid attention …

Read more »