The International Astronomy Olympiad

Gavrilov, Michael G. (2011) The International Astronomy Olympiad. In: The Role of Astronomy in Society and Culture. Proceedings IAU Symposium No. 260, 2009. International Astronomical Union, pp. 721-724.


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The International Astronomy Olympiad (IAO) is an annual scientific-educating event for students of the junior high-school classes, aged 14–18 years. The Euro-Asian Astronomical Society founded the IAO in 1996. The Olympiad includes an intellectual competition between these students. The style of the problems is aimed at developing the imagination, creativity and independent thinking.

Item Type: Book Section
Subjects: Astronomy Education Research
Depositing User: Dr Michael Fitzgerald
Date Deposited: 21 Dec 2017 06:07
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