Category Archives: North America

Update

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 […]

Update

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, chad_moore@nps.gov 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 […]

Overview of the project

Project leader: Douglas Arion, darion@carthage.edu Project location: Boston, New York, Philadelphia, U.S.A. Project description: Carthage College and the Appalachian Mountain Club will deliver astronomy and nature education and outreach through the Youth Opportunities Program, which addresses underserved inner city youth in poorer areas of the northeast US. This is an important audience, as their home […]