Universe awareness for young children: some educational aspects and a pilot project
Universe Awareness (UNAWE) is an international initiative for economically disadvantaged young children aged four to ten. UNA WE will expose children in developing countries and in underprivi leged communities in Europe to the inspirational aspects of astronomy. UNAWE is also a network of Astronomy outreach/education professionals and volunteers worldwide. Here we discuss some aspects that will be taken into account during the development phase of the program and describe the Venezuelan pilot project.