[IAEP] Universe Awareness, astronomy education & outreach for young children

Chris Leonard cjlhomeaddress at gmail.com
Thu Sep 22 23:47:09 EDT 2011



might be a good place to hang this information on the wiki.


On Thu, Sep 22, 2011 at 11:25 PM, Frederick Grose <fgrose at gmail.com> wrote:
> http://www.unawe.org/
> "Since 2005, UNAWE has grown to involve more than 500 volunteers,
> organizations, and governments in 40 countries. UNAWE grew most during the
> International Year of Astronomy (IYA) in 2009 and is now an important
> ingredient of the International Astronomical Union's decadal development
> strategy (1)."
> "Educational resources, generously contributed by the network of volunteers
> to UNAWE, have been collected and published (www.unawe.org/). Many UNAWE
> members have contributed translations, which are then featured on the site.
> Quality control comes through an automatic peer adoption process. The
> resources are checked for scientific accuracy by qualified astronomers
> before they are posted online, where the most useful resources naturally
> become the most used resources."
> from
> http://www.sciencemag.org/content/333/6046/1106.full
> Perhaps Sugar Labs could collaborate, beginning with our Moon, StarChart, &
> Telescope activities.
> http://wiki.sugarlabs.org/go/Activities/Moon
> http://wiki.laptop.org/go/StarChart
> http://activities.sugarlabs.org/en-US/sugar/addon/4481 XoScope/Telescope
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