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update – Astrolab Tutors Training Announcement

Astrolab Tutors Training 18-22 June 2018 University of Zululand Physics and Engineering Department 3886, KwaZulu-Natal South Africa Application link:  Deadline: March 31, 2018 More information: The widespread interest in astronomy can be tapped not only to increase knowledge but also to illuminate the nature of science with the interdisciplinary nature …

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Final report

Madagascar Astronomy Python Workshop (MadaAstroPy) was a Python programming workshop for scientific postgraduate students in the field of physics / mathematics / engineering and particularly targeted for astrophysics students in Antananarivo, Madagascar for the first time. The workshop was held at the Institute & Observatory of Geophysics in Antananarivo (IOGA) within …

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Overview of project

SN-CV project will promote Galileo Teacher Training (GTTP) workshops and astronomy education activities at the university and schools of 4 Cape-verdean islands during 15 days, in Oct. 2018. Our target audiences are teachers, STEM undergraduates and school students. We’ll also dedicate 1 day of our program to work with vulnerable …

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Update: Planetarium content development

The project is focussed on developing new content that is culturally relevant and which speaks to the needs of the local population. In addition, the project is developing the capacity to produce own content, thereby making us less reliant on very expensive licenses, and keeping our planetarium offerings fresh. The …

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HBSST Final Report

HBSST workshop is the first Astronomy program in Nigeria which is Hands-on. The program had positive tremendous impact on the participants because it translated Astronomy which studies distant objects into practicable and visible reality bringing those distant object closer to them in simple terms via descriptive teaching approach and inquiry based method of …

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