Category Archives: Europe

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Project title: Accessible Citizen Science for the Developing World Project leader: Dr. Robert Simpson The Zooniverse (http://www.zooniverse.org) has excelled at producing engaging, high-quality citizen science websites that produce peer-reviewed scientific research, especially in astronomy (http://www.zooniverse.org/publications). Our teams work predominantly in the USA and UK and the majority of our 860,000-strong volunteers are situated in the […]

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Project title: E-Teacher Training: Taking astronomy to the Portuguese Speaking Countries community Project leader: Dr. Lina Canas Supporting the philosophy of Galileo Teacher Training Program (http://www.galileoteachers.org/) an active and expanding legacy of the International Year of Astronomy and a program endorsed by IAU and UNESCO, the project “E-Teacher Training: Taking astronomy to the Portuguese Speaking […]

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Project title: The Universe – our home full of wonders Project leader: Paweł Zieliński Regular updates on www.kosmospolita.mlynwiedzy.org.pl This project is a result of cooperation between science centre Innovation Centre Mill of Knowledge and New Space Foundation. Both parties are active on local level (Toruń, kujawsko-pomorskie region) and have been realizing projects and initiatives addressed to children, […]

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Project title: Astro party Project leader: Mr. Ivo Jokin “Astroparty” is held every year and its ninth edition was held in this year. The first Astroparty was held in 2005, when it was organized at regional level, but this year its range has become wider. More and more people are showing interest. Thanks to it […]

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Project title: Astronomical kit for the visually impaired, Spain Project leader: Dr. Amelia Ortiz-Gil Follow the project here: http://astrokit.uv.es/ The goal is to develop a kit with different astronomical activities to help communicators and teachers in reaching children with visual impairments. The kit will consist of: (a) “The sky in your hands“, a planetarium program […]