Inspiring every child with our wonderful cosmos                                                   Sterrewacht             ...
International astronomy education programmewith social goalsAim: to bring young (4 to 12 years) children(from disadvantage...
6 member countries EU-UNAWE (red)48 member countries UNAWE (yellow)    >500 astronomers, teachers                         ...
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-News stories for kids on current discoveries     -To show science is happening right now-Collaboration with ESO, NASA, Ch...
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Resources       -Educational toolkit     -Easy hands-on activities        -Teacher Trainings             Status:         -...
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|UNAWE Ambassador Programme:Provide support for the UNAWE programmeUse Astronomy to inspire the next generation of scien...
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  1. 1. Inspiring every child with our wonderful cosmos Sterrewacht 1 March 2013
  2. 2. International astronomy education programmewith social goalsAim: to bring young (4 to 12 years) children(from disadvantaged communities) incontact with the inspirational aspects ofastronomy
  3. 3. 6 member countries EU-UNAWE (red)48 member countries UNAWE (yellow) >500 astronomers, teachers 3
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  5. 5. -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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  8. 8. Resources -Educational toolkit -Easy hands-on activities -Teacher Trainings Status: -~50 prototypes -Handbook online 8
  9. 9. Activities 9
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  11. 11. |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
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