Astronomy: a success story in education

Gomez de Castro, Ana I. and Guidel, Rodrigo V. and Martinez, F�atima L. (2010) Astronomy: a success story in education. In: Proceedings of the IX Scientific Meeting of the Spanish Astronomical Society, 13 - 17, September 2010, Madrid, Spain.

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Abstract

HOU is a global educational organization that promotes inquiry-based scientific education.Astronomy provides firm scientific grounds for this purpose; the mathematics needed is simple, the data can be acquired with simple instrumentation in any place on the planet, and the physics is rich with a broad range of levels. The Global Hands-On Universe association (http://www.globalhou.net) makes use of the astronomical universe as a training lab. This contribution reports the current activities of the HOU consortium,the use of robotics telescopes for education, and the experience of introducing relevant pieces of astronomical research within the educational world.

Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item (Paper)
Subjects: Astronomy Education Research
RTSRE Related Research
Depositing User: Mr Saeed Salimpour
Date Deposited: 10 Nov 2018 11:03
Last Modified: 10 Nov 2018 11:03
URI: http://istardb.org/id/eprint/2065

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