Category Archives: Latin America + Caribbean

Overview of Project

Basic astronomy is currently not taught in Haitian schools or colleges, as learned during recent lectures at UNIQ and ESIH by the PI. Both places however have expressed a strong interest in incorporating basic astronomy into their curricula, which is why HASC-1 was funded. Utilizing a tool, an all-sky-camera, offers a simple and effective way […]

Overview of Project

In Latin America there is great enthusiasm for astronomy and interest in developing local observatories, but there are few astronomers in some of these countries able to develop new talents. In 2008, members of the Astronomy Institute at the Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México (UNAM) and the Instituto Nacional de Astronomía, Óptica y Electrónica (INAOE) […]

Overview of Project

Astrobabies is an initiative of the Planetarium of Bogota aims to bring to the boys and girls of 0 to 3 years to knowledge, skills and attitudes of science, specifically the Astronomy, astronautics and related sciences through music, playful and sensorial

Overview of the Project

The NEPA/UEA/CNPq [English: Nucleous for Teaching and Research in Astronomy] is a research group located within the International Amazon and has developed actions that respect local knowledge (I refer to the Brazilian Indigenous). In fact, they have a big challenge ahead, namely: to rescue their identity because every day the urban exodus depart indigenous youth of the knowledge and […]

Handbook and Final Report

Final Report in PDF Handbook for the kit (in Spanish). Please contact us if you are interested in translating the handbook. For enquiries on the kit or if you are interested in creating your own kit, please email us at Astronomy with all senses, is a traveling exhibition specially designs for people with physical […]