Monthly Archives: October 2020

COVID-19 Support for Internally Displaced Persons

this article was published on Astronomers Without Borders Nigeria Due to insurgency in several parts of Northern Nigeria, there are over 2 million displaced persons in the country spread across IDP camps and host communities. In Abuja, there are 28,000 IDP’s residing in different camps in the city. In 2019, OAD sponsored the IDP Children’s […]

Hands-on Astronomy Workshop for School Teachers

Astronomy Workshop for School Teachers, 30-31 October 2020 Using astronomy as a tool is most effective since astronomy incorporates various disciplines in science like mathematics, physics, chemistry and biology. The workshop was valuable for teachers keen to find new and innovative ways of making science more engaging. The course was conducted via Zoom and attended […]

Astro-art winners announced

Astronomers Without Borders Nigeria has announced the winners of the Astro-art contest for school kids. The project engaged students who have been home due to the lockdown across Nigeria. In addition to a painting, participants were required to a motivation. The winning entries can be seen on the website.   Winning Entries