Category Archives: Central and South Asia

Stakeholders Discuss Environmental Protection in Mongolia Through Astronomy

This project organized a national seminar on “Environmental protection in Gobi region of Mongolia using astronomical outreach activities”. Climate change and other human induced activities have had a significant impact on the Gobi region, resulting in light pollution, desertification, increased occurrences of drought, water source depletion, dust storm and a decrease in biological diversity as […]

Kainaat Kids’ Fifth Astronomy Video in Urdu

Astronomy videos in Urdu

The Kainaat Kids Youtube channel publishes astronomy videos in Urdu aimed at kids 10-16 years of age. The project plans to create 10 astronomy videos covering basic concepts of the science of astronomy. The content closely aligns with the science curriculum in Pakistan (and other places) as well. To be accessible to the intended audience, […]

Overview: Astronomy for Community Empowerment in Nepal

Astronomy for Community Empowerment Nepal

Astronomy has been one of the area of interests among Nepali students and enthusiasts, thus, sometimes ‘A’ in STEAM is confused as Astronomy instead of Arts. Therefore, we opt to use the power of Astronomy to foster STEAM education in Nepal to contribute to sustainable development goal 4 i.e. quality education. The idea of this […]

Overview: Guide training workshop for tribal students

astronomy guide training

The project aims to develop an ‘earn & learn’ opportunity for economically backward tribal students who will be trained as astronomy guides. This will be achieved through an appropriate online course & a unique networking platform. Key target groups – Guides (Primary)- 9th to 12th Std tribal students of Eklavya Model Residential Schools run by […]

Overview: Astro-tourism with nomadic herder in forest area of Mongolia

Astro-tourism with nomadic herder

Our goal is to train nomadic herders in basic astronomy and develop Astro-tourism in around Khuvsgul province, the forest area of Mongolia. In the future the project will be expanded across the country; it will focus on Astro-homestay with nomadic families in Mongolia. Khuvsgul lake area of the Khuvsgul province is the place of blue […]