astroEDU, peer-reviewed online astronomy education activities

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.

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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 homepage
astroEDU homepage

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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