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  • Inspiring every child with our wonderful cosmos Sterrewacht 1 March 2013
  • International astronomy education programmewith social goalsAim: to bring young (4 to 12 years) children(from disadvantaged communities) incontact with the inspirational aspects ofastronomy
  • 6 member countries EU-UNAWE (red)48 member countries UNAWE (yellow) >500 astronomers, teachers 3
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  • -News stories for kids on current discoveries -To show science is happening right now-Collaboration with ESO, NASA, Chandra, ESA, NOVA -~130 Space Scoops -Translated in 19 languages 5
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  • Resources -Educational toolkit -Easy hands-on activities -Teacher Trainings Status: -~50 prototypes -Handbook online 8
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  • |UNAWE Ambassador Programme:Provide support for the UNAWE programmeUse Astronomy to inspire the next generation of scientists  Develop/translate educational material;  Give Astronomy lectures/class to young children;  (co)organise Astronomy activities;  Organise observation nights;  ....Part of large active international network of science professionalsEndorsed by ESO, IAU, ASTRON, NASA, ...Unique and broad training in Science Communication and (informal) education
  • Inspiring every child with our wonderful cosmos