Category Archives: Latin America + Caribbean

Astro3DBol Archaeoastronomy Educational Kit, Bolivia

The Astro3DBol project is developing and distributing Archaeoastronomy educational kits in the context of the Tiwanakota culture of Bolivia. The target audience are educators and those interested in Astronomy and the pre-Inca cultures of Bolivia who may develop a thematic class of Tiwanacota Archaeoastronomy. The products of the project are didactic kits, workshops for the […]

Videos from RECA Mentorship Program in Colombia

The RECA Mentoring program is focused on guiding students in Colombia who are interested in becoming professional astronomers. It aims to provide concise information so that students interested in becoming professional astronomers can plan their professional future. The program connects astronomers in training with advanced astronomers in their careers (mentors) who will advise the student […]

Tiwanakota Archaeoastronomy (Bolivia) Training Workshop by Astro3DBol

The Astro3DBol project is developing educational kits for the teaching of cultural astronomy and archaeoastronomy in the context of the Tiwanakota culture of Bolivia. The project will target educators and those interested in astronomy and the pre-Inca cultures of Bolivia and help them develop a thematic class of Tiwanacota archaeoastronomy. The kits are being developed […]

Brazilian Project Brings Together Astronomy, Indigenous Knowledge, and Culture

Logo of OruMbya project on astronomy and afro, indigenous culture in Brazil

OruMbya (Orum, sky in Yorubá, and Mbya, a Brazilian Guarani ethnicity) is a pilot project to celebrate Astronomy as a fuel of life, in which the stories of the stars preserved in the resilience of people from three different continents have been shared over months, through scientific-cultural activities focused on the dissemination of knowledge, promotion […]

Chilean Workshop Improves Student Learning

The project implemented the workshop “Crea tu propio asteroide” (Create your own asteroid) in a diverse collection of schools and locations. Most of the schools were public and located in small communities and towns along Chile, where astronomy is not a common topic in the scholar curriculum. Twenty public schools and 8 subsidized schools were selected […]