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Astronomy Education Alliance Meeting

The Astronomy Education Alliance Meeting will take place in Cascais, Portugal between 8 and 12 September 2014, and co-hosted by the European Planetary Science Congress and Global Hands-on Universe. This meeting will showcase and discuss the latest innovative efforts in astronomy education, allowing teachers, educators and outreach professionals to combine efforts and focus astronomy resource production on cross cultural curricula utilizing formal education best practices.

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Global Astronomy Month 2014

Once again, Astronomers Without Borders (AWB) is proud to present Global Astronomy Month (GAM) starting April 1. GAM 2014 will bring new ideas and new opportunities, again bringing enthusiasts together worldwide to celebrate AWB’ motto One People, One Sky.

The program schedule includes events such as an asteroid search campaign, a global star party, watching for Lyrid meteors and even a cosmic concert.
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Translate GalileoMobile Video

Bajo un mismo cielo (Under the same sky) tells the story of GalileoMobile’s expedition to Chile, Bolivia and Peru during the International Year of Astronomy 2009 (IYA2009). On a road trip that lasted two months and travelled over seven thousand kilometres, GalileoMobile visited schools and communities to perform science activities and organise astronomical observations. Currently the documentary is translated to 8 languages and GalileoMobile seek your help to translate the documentary into more languages.

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Help Tanzania

Telescopes to Tanzania is a project of Astronomers Without Borders (AWB). Since 2010, Universe Awareness and Telescopes to Tanzania have collaborated on bringing astronomy-based science education to Tanzania. This collaboration has already produced many outcomes, including teacher training, telescopes and other science equipment for schools, as well as hands on classroom experiences.

In order to build “The Centre for Science Education and Observatory” in Tanzania, $14,000 (10,000€) is needed to set this project in motion.

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GTTP Ambassador:

“One of the great strengths of the GTTP Ambassadors is a critical mass of supportive and enthusiastic people”, says GTTP ambassador Robert Hollow from Sydney, Australia.

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GTTP Team:

“I think the teachers are the most important source of inspiration”, says Lina Canas from Porto, Portugal.

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GTTP Teacher Training Workshop in Istanbul, Turkey:


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