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McGill Physics Space Explorers Program: Final report

The McGill Space Explorers program (formerly Adopt an Astronomer ) has become an established program in the community. We have a steady partnership with several local primary schools, with a focus on under-resourced schools. Pairs of volunteers from the physics department visit classrooms (grades 4-6, ages 9-12) on average 5 times over the …

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Update: Bi-communal workshops

Since the start of 2017 the “Columba-Hypatia: Astronomy for Peace” project – by GalileoMobile and the Association for Historical Dialogue and Research – has carried out bicommunal astronomy activities with teenagers from all over Cyprus at the Home for Cooperation, carried out two public outreach evenings for the public and has reached …

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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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Final Report

The Solving Problems and Cosmic Exploration (SPACE) is a program that aims to develop problem solving skills and stimulate creativity through various challenges that are presented within an astronomy context. The SPACE program includes workshops, science shows, games, public busking etc. Activities: The SPACE program comprises of workshops, science shows, …

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Astronomy workshop – update

The HBSST workshop has been rescheduled as follows at the two locations below: Date: Thursday 1st- Saturday 3rd June 2017 Time: 9:00am daily Venue: Electronics Lab. Department of Physics, Rivers State University of Science and Technology, Port  Harcourt.   Date: Monday 5th – Wednesday 7th June 2017 Time: 9:00am daily …

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Article on Columba Hypatia project

GalileoMobile’s new initiative, the “Columba-Hypatia Project: Astronomy for Peace” project, will share astronomy with young people from the divided island of Cyprus throughout 2017. On 10-20 May, the project will visit various schools in the island to inspire young people, through astronomy, to be curious about the world we live in, about …

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