The fim depicts one day in the life of Stanzin Dolkar, a young woman in a remote village in the Indian Himalayas, who is one of the astroguides running the first Astro-tourism program in the region. Film by Boris Wilmart, bakafilms.
Project website: https://astrobvi.org/ Project Objectives:– 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 to do more inclusive Astronomy considering […]
Global Himalayan Expedition (GHE) is an organization based in Ladakh, India providing clean energy and education access to remote off-grid communities in Himalayas. Electricity has acted as a powerful tool to stimulate economic empowerment and create new streams of revenue generation for this region. With a vision to leverage astronomy as a key development intervention […]
The project ‘A Touch of Venus’ has developed 20 planetary science resource kits which include a 3D tactile model of planet Venus from NASA’s Magellan data and a book of educational activities with additional helping elements (snapshots of the model to identify some features on it easily, a measuring lace to find features by touch […]
AstroBVI project will be running online workshops. Workshop on providing astronomy concepts and GTTP certification 10 August 2019, 10am Chile time/ 11am Argentina & Brazil Registration Open Program and connection details Inclusive astronomy workshop to train people who have received the AstroBVI kit August 17, 9am Colombia & Peru/ 10am Chile time/ 11am Argentina & Brazil No […]