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First GHOU/GTTP Internet-Mediated Workshop in Kampala by Ghazali Mohammed

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Presented at the GHOU 2018 conference in Vienna, Austria from 13-15 August. http://handsonuniverse.org/ghou2018/program/

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First GHOU/GTTP Internet-Mediated Workshop in Kampala by Ghazali Mohammed

  1. 1. Space and Astronomy Uganda Ghazali Mohammed ghaz737@yahoo.com 1
  2. 2. • Country Profile • The role of SAU (Space and Astronomy Uganda) in Outreach • In Pictures In a nutshell! 2
  3. 3. Country Profile • Landlocked • Lies on the equator • At about 800 kilometers inland from the Indian Ocean. • Extends from 1o south to about 4o north and 30o to 35o east. • Bordered from the north by Sudan, west by DemocraticRepublic of Congo, east by Kenya, and south by Tanzania and Rwanda. • Land surface area of 241,139 square kilometers • Population ~ 32 million (2011) 3
  4. 4. The role of SAU in Astronomy Outreach • School Outreach Programs • Public Outreach • Enabled the first ever Internet Mediated GHOU/GTTP workshop in Kampala • Strategies & Conclusion 4
  5. 5. GHOU/GTTP workshop In Pictures 5
  6. 6. GHOU/GTTP workshop In Pictures 6
  7. 7. GHOU/GTTP workshop In Pictures 7
  8. 8. GHOU/GTTP workshop In Pictures 8
  9. 9. Strategies & Conclusion • IAU Strategic Plan 2010–2020 • Promoting STEAM Education • Looking for schools interested in joining the Science Opera Program • Introduction of Astronomy into the Curriculum in collaboration with the National Curriculum Development Center in Kampala. • Promotion of Astronomy Clubs in Schools • More Teacher training workshops in Uganda 9
  10. 10. Questions?? 10
  11. 11. Thank you!!! 11

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