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Latin America + Caribbean

update: activities and tactile model production

In this project our goal is to create and distribute educational kits composed of tactile 3D maps of galaxies accompanied by a manual and multimedia material to educators working with BVI students that want to introduce Astronomy concepts in their classrooms, or to astronomers and/or science outreach coordinators that want …

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update: Festivalitos de Astronomía, Cundinamarca 2018

The Association of Astronomy of Colombia – ASASAC, with the support and commitment of Colsubsidio, CILABS, the National University of Colombia and the International Astronomical Union conducted the Festivalitos de Astronomía program. It is worth highlighting the impact generated to children, youth and adults who for the first time access …

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Overview of project

We aim to make astronomy in general, and galaxies in particular, more accessible to children with visual impairments. We plan to create and distribute educational kits composed of tactile 3D maps of galaxies accompanied by a manual and multimedia material. To be accessible to children in most of South America, …

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