[IAEP] Fwd: [Educators] OLPC and astronomy
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Wed Jun 26 18:57:46 EDT 2013
Don't forget StarChart
On Wed, Jun 26, 2013 at 6:13 PM, Adam Holt <holt at laptop.org> wrote:
> From: Bastien <bzg at laptop.org>
> Date: Wed, Jun 26, 2013 at 5:26 PM
> Subject: Re: [Educators] OLPC and astronomy
> To: José Raeiro <zeraeiro at gmail.com>
> Cc: educators at lists.laptop.org
> Hi José,
> José Raeiro <zeraeiro at gmail.com> writes:
> > Is there any astronomy tool in the standard software pack that comes
> > with OLCP?
> Your best starting point is here:
> You also have the Telescope activity:
> And Alex Kleider demonstrating the telescope device designed by La
> Main à la Pâte (the "Hands On Science" foundation in France):
> > I can help on the creation of content or I can work together with
> > coders to produce an astronomic software tool.
> You can take this PDF and maybe explore possible adaptations,
> translations and/or enhancements:
> > I would also like to discuss the creation of a $20 telescope in the
> > same philosophy of OLPC.
> This is exactly what La Main à la Pâte has been trying to do.
> The design is here, they are only looking for massive commands
> to start the production -- AFAIK discussions are pending, but
> not conclusive so far.
> Hope this helps!
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