CoSADIE - Collaborative Sustainable Astronomical Data Infrastructure for Europe

WP4 Outreach towards education and the general public interested in astronomy

WP lead: Massimo Ramella (INAF)

WP Objectives

This Work Package co-ordinates the outreach activities towards education and the general public, in particular the general public interested in astronomy, such as amateur astronomers, to increase awareness of the wonders and excitement of science, and assesses the elements necessary to reach sustainability in these activities.

Description of Work

The Work Package is managed by the WP lead, INAF, assisted by the Outreach Working Group. The outreach material developed in the Euro-VO projects consists in tutorials and professional tools adapted for education usage (Aladin and Stellarium), which are made freely availble at http://vo-for-education.oats.inaf.it/eng_download.html?fsize=medium. The tutorial and tools will be checked and updated In parallel, the possibility to reach medium term sustainability will be assessed, with actions both at the national and European level.

  • Task 4.1: Consolidation of education and outreach activities
The outreach material developed in the Euro-VO projects consists in tutorials and professional tools adapted for education usage (Aladin and Stellarium), which are made freely availble at http://vo-for-education.oats.inaf.it/eng_download.html?fsize=medium. The tutorial and tools will be checked and updated

  • Task 4.2: Assessment of medium term sustainability of the education activities.

Deliverables

  • Report on education activities and sustainability

Activities

  • Participation in the Astronet Task 5.3 Working Group (M. Ramella)

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