Category Archives: Active Learning Astronomy for Schools in Haiti

Activity blog

Visit the project blog at https://haitiastro2017.wordpress.com/ This year’s team consists of Tom, Dayana, Ralph, Silas, Cecil, and Sarah. We’ll be running our annual astronomy-themed workshop  this week, for an  elementary school in Les Cayes, Haiti. For our activities this year, we were inspired by two things: a little girl who made a plaster astronaut last year and […]

Overview of Projects

Las Cayes, Haiti, is a city of 70,000 where only 65% of children attend school, and only half of those will complete 6th grade. Teachers lack support, resources, and training to implement any curriculum at all beyond the basics. Children grow up without access to science education, and completely without any scientist or engineer role […]