Astronomy in additional education in Kazakhstan

Zagainova, Vera (2011) Astronomy in additional education in Kazakhstan. In: The Role of Astronomy in Society and Culture. Proceedings IAU Symposium No. 260, 2009. International Astronomical Union, pp. 690-695.


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The merging of astronomy and physics into one subject in Kazakhstan’s schools has hampered the knowledge of astronomy that had been established over tha past years. It is necessary to create a new system of aspace education for schoolchildren and the system of additional education should be leading this work. Additional education of astronomy in Kazakhstan began with astronomical clubs in the 1960s. In this paper a new system of additional education of astronomy in Kazakhstan is proposed..

Item Type: Book Section
Subjects: Astronomy Education Research
Depositing User: Dr Michael Fitzgerald
Date Deposited: 19 Dec 2017 08:49
Last Modified: 19 Aug 2018 09:26

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