Involved schools/classes choosing minimum one of following activities and preparing resources for publishing in common internet service1
. Study the SKY
- photos, movies.2
. Preparing an artistic project ‘Monument to the sky' -
digital resource (scan, photo)3
. Astro Heritages
: identifing properties related to astronomy
- multimedia galleryDescription Following in Galileo’s footsteps (science activity);
. Students will study the sky with self-made telescope and share multimedia resources
(photos, movies) – following instructions gave by coordinators and published on service
For Asian students: please notice: “We distribute "Galileoscope" for children specially living in Asian countries” -> http://www.astronomy2009.jp/en/plan-e.html Linking Astronomy and World Heritage (culture/art activity)
students will prepare an artistic projects for the ‘MONUMENT TO COSMOS’
– with online voting for the best proposal. The artistic project can be made with any artistic form - including digital, with the use of computer graphic software and uploaded on special online Gallery3.
students will try to identify properties related to astronomy
located around the home country, to ‘preserve their memory and save them from progressive deterioration.’, will prepare multimedia (photos, movies) resources with brief description of that property.
Moreover, students are welcome to share their reports of celebration of the IYA2009
each way, for example meetings & festivals at schools, visitings the astronomy institutes and observatories, and other activities.
Experts - Halina Bednarz
- M_K_I/PLZofia Pajestka-Jurasz
- Liceum M. Copernicus, Zywiec /PLMarek Grzegorz Sawicki
According to the 'International Year of Astronomy 2009' http://www.astronomy2009.org/
we would like to propose the science project for young scientists in Europe and Asia.
Basis for our ideas are the objectives http://whc.unesco.org/en/activities/19
Welcome to the global celebration of astronomy and its contributions to society and culture
‘Young Scientists - InsideCosmos' project is connected with the first International Year of Astronomy 2009 which was proclaimed by UNESCO.
IYA2009 Discovery Guides available online
Introducing 12 easy ways to share the excitement of the night sky during IYA2009!
The Night Sky Network, Astronomical Society of the Pacific, National Science Foundation, NASA, and the IYA US committee have teamed up to provide Monthly IYA Discovery Guides. These are internationally accessible and complete with articles, activities, instructional videos, and finder charts.You can download them here: http://www.astrosociety.org/iya/guides.html
The Guides form part of a wide range of activities, searchable here: http://nightsky.jpl.nasa.gov/download-search.cfm
Directly link to these resources: http://nightsky.jpl.nasa.gov/download-view.cfm?Doc_ID=338
teacher: Miss Rosnani bt Ghazali