Category Archives: 2019

Teachers Workshop

61 teachers participated in a science teachers workshop organized by the Helping Hands Network (2HNET) at the University of Liberia. The workshop used astronomy as a gateway to scientific literacy & highlight its unifying aspects, important for post-war Liberia. It was also supported as an IAU100 special project. Liberia: Helping Hands Network Inspires High School […]

Girls Astronomy Camp, Nassarawa

This article was pubished on Astronomers Without Borders In the month of June, AWBNigeria organized a girls’ astronomy camp in Lumen Christi Basic Science School in Nassarawa state. The participants were selected from girls schools around Nassarawa state. The National Coordinator of AWBNigeria, Mrs. Olayinka Fagbemiro, gave an introductory speech to the participants highlighting AWB’s […]

Articles in the media

https://www.iac.es/divulgacion.php?op1=16&id=1585&lang=en https://www.cta-observatory.org/amanar-under-the-same-sky/ https://www.eldiario.es/canariasahora/lapalmaahora/sociedad/Grantecan-abre-cupula-ninos-saharauis_0_918308967.html https://www.eldia.es/sociedad/2019/07/12/amanar-cielo-tinduf/992089.html

Teacher training workshop

Teacher training outreach for Astronomy and Science in Mongolia” Workshop was held at the National University of Mongolia, June 10-15, in Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia. Website School teachers were trained on hands on activities and lectures given by international astronomers. The training workshop created a platform for professional astronomers, space scientists, and educators to meet and share […]

Project delays

Project activities were set for May 3, 2019 but postponed twice due to violence. The project partners in Nigeria have advised to choose a different location. An IDP camp in Kuchingoro has been identified that houses victims from violent clashes which fits with the scope of the project.