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Global Hands-on Universe. A NEW VISION FOR ASTRONOMY EDUCATION A MISSION TO REAWAKEN STUDENTS INTEREST FOR SCIENCE SCIENTISTS AND EDUCATORS WORKING TOGETHER. Hands-on Universe. Global. Why we want to do it? It is in schools that we change the world !!!.

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Global Hands-on Universe

A NEW VISION FOR ASTRONOMY EDUCATION

A MISSION TO REAWAKEN STUDENTS INTEREST FOR SCIENCE

SCIENTISTS AND EDUCATORS WORKING TOGETHER


Hands-on Universe

Global

Why we want to do it?It is in schools that we change the world !!!

Who is our target? Educational System / Scientists & Society Interaction

What we want to deliver / accomplish ?

CHANGE THE WAY WE TEACH AND LEARN

  • Science culture  Literate citizens

  • Acquisition of key skills

  • Development of Critical Thinking

  • Problem Solving Experience

  • Citizenship awareness

  • Teachers continuous professional development

WE ALL LIVE ON THE SAME PLANET ...JUST 1 PLANET



GTTP  Use of Available Resources in the classroom

Salsa J

Stellarium

Selected HOU Resources

Selected Faulkes Telescope Res.

Google Earth/Sky/Mars

UNAWE materials

Dark Sky Awareness Mat

I am Galileo Material

Mathan Association Paper Kit

ASP selected resources

Local Resources Etc…

WHAT??


Machine Large-Scale Testing of Inquiry and Conceptual Understanding: GHOU as a Test-bed

(from Science Magazine)


Your picture missing here Understanding: GHOU as a Test-bed

1000 Astronomers for 1000 schools

We intend to build a database of astronomers willing to adopt schools all over the world. This will help educators to engage in real research in schools.


Universe Notebook Understanding: GHOU as a Test-bed

Extra-Solar Planet Campaign


Universe Quest Understanding: GHOU as a Test-bed


An Example of How We Work, from last Week: Understanding: GHOU as a Test-bed

SusanMurabona of Kenya (using Skype video) Coached Students Tiffany Farmer and Ruby Knight in Oakland, California, how to make a true color image:


An Example of How We Work, from last Month: Understanding: GHOU as a Test-bed

And they got this:


A note of Caution: Understanding: GHOU as a Test-bed

:

How Far is M51:


Example (#2) of How We Work, from last Year: Understanding: GHOU as a Test-bed

George Smoot Talking to new GHOU teachers in Kenya:


Links: Understanding: GHOU as a Test-bed

http://ghou2008.globalhou.net

www.astronomia2009.org / www.astronomy2009.org

www.pt.euhou.net

www.euhou.net

www.globalhou.net

http://faulkes-telescope.com/

www.handsonuniverse.org

www.portaldoastronomo.org

www.nuclio.pt

[email protected]

[email protected]


From India Workshop with Rich Lohman Understanding: GHOU as a Test-bed


The Future! Understanding: GHOU as a Test-bed

We will do everything we can to help Global teachers get going -- things will always go slower than we like, but we will get there!!

We all figure out how to make GHOU succeed around the world!

Students and teachers from Everywhere can begin to discover the scientist and astronomer within themselves!

We all start to work together and learn from and help each other.

5) We learn a lot and have a lot of fun!!


Make the difference Understanding: GHOU as a Test-bed

if you have

the opportunity !!!!


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