Thanks Rob! What an excellent resource for all Astronomy and Science Educators. I highly recommend searching through the various activities. Hopefully Telescopes in Schools will be able to add a few of their own soon.
Astronomy is a fascinating subject that inspires many children. It is also a subject that has many wonderful resources available for teachers to use with their students. A challenge for many educators though is sorting through the large range available to find quality activities that are both scientifically and educational valid and age-appropriate. astroEDU is a new open-access platform of peer-reviewed educational astronomy activities designed to help educators worldwide.
AstroEDU was launched last week in Warsaw during the International Astronomical Union’s (IAU) Communicating Astronomy with the Public Conference. It is a project from the IAU’s Office of Astronomy for Development and headed by members of the Task Force for Children and Schools. All educational resources on astroEDU are peer-reviewed by both educators and professional astronomers.
As the platform has just been launched the number of resources currently available is small but growing. The team behind the…
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