Category Archives: North America


The McGill Space Explorers program (formerly Adopt an Astronomer ) has been very active since September 2015. For the past four months, a group of volunteers in the Department of Physics at McGill has been planning and facilitating inquiry-based physics and astronomy lessons to be delivered in primary schools. The volunteers have been paired with classrooms (grades 4 to […]


Online workshop for worldwide francophone teachers, offered by Discover the Univers/À la découverte de l’Univers As planned, the online workshop was offered between November 9th and 27th 2015. We had a total of 176 participants from 11 countries on 3 continents. Not all participants were very active, as in all free online workshops, but a […]

Overview of the project

Project leader: Chad Moore, Project location: United States Project description: The United States National Park Service (NPS) aims to create an internship for a current astronomy student or recent astronomy graduate to develop their leadership in astronomy communication while simultaneously enhancing the public outreach programs of the parks. Over the course three months, the […]