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Final report

Looking …Up! Astronomy for All”1 aimed to promote inclusive astronomy education and to highlight the need of integrate innovative teaching of the Astronomy in the Curriculum. The key projects tasks, towards this objectives, were: creating, printing and disseminating educational posters and promotional material, Open Days: open to public Observational Days …

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Early Career Physics Communicator Award for Jasmin Evans

Jasmin Evans, the project leader of ‘Touching space: accessible astronomy’ won the 2017 Early Career Physics Communicator Award from the IOP’s Physics Communicators Group. In her presentation, Jasmin talked about various outreach events she had been involved in, including her Touching Space project. Touching Space was set up to work with local …

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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, …

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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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