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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 …

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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 …

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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 …

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Overview of the project

Project leader: Telma Esperança, telmaesperanca@fis.uc.pt Project location: Portugal Project description: Portugal is currently going through a deep and serious economic crisis that affects the elderly as well – their economic condition suffered a change and they are easily forgot by the society. In a country in which agriculture was once …

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