Monthly Archives: September 2021

Astrotourism for Community Development – Call for Collaboration

Astrotourism for Community Development project implemented in India in collaboration with Mountain Homestays and Global Himalayan Expedition

As the tourism sector recovers from the global pandemic, astrotourism offers new opportunities for both the industry and local communities. The IAU OAD strives to work with astronomy and tourism players to create benefits for rural communities. The world was ill-prepared for the human, economic, and social havoc wreaked by the global COVID-19 pandemic. One […]

Astronomical Data Analysis Lecture Videos

Astronomical data analysis lectures

The Astro Sprint project has completed two online astronomical data analysis workshops, “Enterprise” and “Discovery”, whose videos are now available on Youtube. Students can also take up virtual projects, mentored by an expert. There is a large amount of astronomy data available on the internet. The Astro Sprint OAD project teaches students techniques for accessing […]

Teacher Training Project Impacts Science Education in Rural Peru

CosmoAmautas teacher training program in ruralPeru

The Cosmoamautas project conducted a virtual science education program for high school teachers in rural Peru. More than 90% of the teachers are now ready to delve into new/complex topics and inspire their students. The CosmoAmautas project aimed to bring astronomy and science education to rural regions in Peru, where there is a significant deficit […]