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IHY Summer Schools for Graduate Students
- October 6 - 10, 2008
IHY & World Space Week
The Center for
Science Education at the University of California, Berkeley, and the
Stanford Solar Center are sponsoring special web-based activities to
celebrate World Space Week .
Teachers, students, and
scientists are invited to participate in online investigations and
Join in a world wide community event featuring space!
Every fall and spring since 2000, Solar Week provides a weeklong
series of Web-based educational classroom activities and games
geared for elementary, middle and high school students with a
focus on the Sun-Earth connection.
World Space Week
The Largest Annual Public Space Event on Earth
Celebrated in over 50 Nations every October 4-10.
NASA's Sun-Earth Day
A series of programs and events that occur throughout the year
culminating with a celebration on or near the Spring Equinox.
2008: "Space Weather Around the World"
Their Web site is home to educational resources for varying grade levels, including the following:
a series of articles and images, and
2007: "Living in the Atmosphere of the Sun"
2006: "Eclipse, in a Different Light"
*** Watch the total solar eclipse on March 29 2006
webcast from Turkey
in collaboration with the San Francisco Exploratorium.
Yuri's Night World Space Party: Celebrating the Anniversary
of the first human in space! April 12 of every year.
- June 10, 2007
"Open Doors" Day at IHY Observatories and Museums
This is a special activity coordinated by
observatories, and educational sites open their doors to the public and
host special presentations on the heliophysical environment.
- November 10, 2007
Geophysical Information for Teachers (GIFT) Workshop: "Sun-Earth Relationships and the International Heliophysical Year"
The event, held in
Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, will feature hands-on activities for teachers throughout
the region, plus a special planetarium exhibit provided by the Houston
Museum of Natural History and Rice University!
- Ongoing ,
TRIPOD (Telescope + Observing + Teaching) - Establishment of astronomical
telescope facilities in developing countries - United Nations Office for Outer Space Affairs (UNOOSA).
- Ongoing ,
IHY/UNBSSI Small Instrument Array Deployment : low-cost, ground-based, world-wide instrument arrays -
International Heliophysical Year (IHY) and United Nations Basic Space Science Initiative (UNBSSI).
AWESOME Space Weather Monitors: Deployment in
high schools and educational sites around the world.
Collect space weather data with your own classroom space weather monitor!
Radio Jove: Planetary Radio Astronomy for Schools: An exciting
program where students and amateur scientists observe and analyze natural radio emissions of Jupiter and the Sun. Build your own radio receiver!
SEGway: E/PO program - Space Sciences Laboratory, UC Berkeley: is a group of educator-scientists working to present the latest astronomy and space science research to students, teachers, and the general public.
UkrAstro Foundation, Ukraine
Lafayette Natural History Museum & Planetarium, Louisiana, USA
Educational Web Sites on Astronomy,
Physics, Spaceflight and the Earth's Magnetism
Popular articles on planetary research
SHARE Initiative CIC
Scientific and Cultural Outreach Center - CDCC/USP, Brazil
European Planetarium Network: The stars are shining at your
local planetarium, and it's a great way to learn about heliophysics!
Canadian IPY Youth Steering Committee Informing the world's youth about the Poles and involving them in the International Polar Year
SSI's Space Weather Center Educational Website: The unique mission of the Space Science Institute (SSI) is to integrate scientific research with education and public outreach.
- March 29, 2006
IHY Activities for the Total Solar Eclipse on
March 29 2006: Special viewing stations will be set up all along the
path of the eclipse.
............................ Photos of the viewing stations
- May 23-24, 2006
Geophysical Information for Teachers (GIFT) Workshop: "Sun-Earth Relationships and the International Heliophysical Year" - sponsored by the American Geophysical Union.
- June 26-30, 2006
UNIVERSAT-2006 : "Space Education and University Satellites" -
on the new initiatives in space science education and students satellites construction and development.
- July 24-August 4, 2006
CISM Space Weather Summer School
- aimed at students entering graduate school in space or solar physics, but also at some undergraduates,
high-school teachers and professionals entering the field. The school provides an overview of the space environment,
space weather hazards and models.
- July 24-28, 2006
Workshop for Teachers - "Old and new Worlds: The Sun, the Moon and (Exo-) Planets"
Current Outreach and Education Activities and Events