GHOU 2021 Programme

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Oral Presentations
Workshops and Roundtables

Session 1 – August 23 08:00 UTC – 11:30 UTC
Time (UTC) Title Presenter
08:00 Conference Opening Remarks
08:30 (Keynote Talk) STEM and Space Education Initiatives in Australia Scott Sleap
09:30 Break
09:40 Virtual Space Summer Camps in the time of pandemic Mila Mitra
10:00 Planets In Your Hand Kosmas Gazeas and Maria Panagopoulou
10:20 A Quest for Citizen Science in Astronomy with VIPNET, Vigyan Prasar Amritanshu Vajpayee, Ayan Kumar Saha
10:40 Learning from ancient travellers: an online resource for teaching the principles of celestial navigation Vassilios Spathopoulos
11:00 Mars Curiosity Rover: Updates and Educator Resources Ken Brandt
11:20 Closing Remarks
11:30 End
Session 2 – August 23 14:30 UTC – 20:30 UTC
Time (UTC) Title Presenter
14:30 Opening Remarks
14:35 (Keynote Talk) Lessons Learned: 10 Years of Online Training & Education Julie Bolduc-Duval
15:35 Break
15:40 Global Meteor Network Mirjana Malarić
16:00 Teaching exoplanetary science in High School/Secondary Education. A guide for teachers. Daniel García-Fernández
16:20 Astronomy Education initiative in the Middle-Atlas region of Morocco H. Darhmaoui
16:40 Nicolinha & Kids Science Club: Integration of Children in Love with the Universe. Paulo Leme
17:00 Achieving distancing in a small science center/inflatable planetarium Ken Brandt
17:20 Educación STEM durante un eclipse en la Patagonia A. B. Prieto
17:40 Break
17:45 Compare and Contrast the Results of Two Uganda Covid Workshops with Similar Content, Different Tools and Funding. Bonnie B Thurber
18:05 Astronomia na cultura Guarani Mbyá e suas interculturalidades Izabela Bittencourt
18:25 Facilitating Participant Engagement in a Virtual Exoplanet Research Workshop Paige Yeung
18:45 Project CLEA after 22 years Mauricio Vinasco
19:05 Wow! So Much is Working Now! Let Us Spread the Word! Let Us Convince the Education Establishment! Carl Pennypacker
19:30 (Keynote Talk) A quick scan of African Astronomy Jamal Mimouni
20:30 End
Session 3 – August 24 08:00 UTC – 14:30 UTC
Time (UTC) Title Presenter
08:00 Opening Remarks
08:05 Astronomy as a Tool in Community Development, Social Unity, and Solidarity: Experience in East Java, Indonesia Muchammad Toyib
08:25 Citizen Science Participation to encourage scientific temperament in India Mila Mitra and Sovan Acharya
08:45 Let’s look at the sun with Hinode, together! 2011-2021 Kentaro Yaji
09:05 Astronomy in elementary level Sutapa Chattopadhyay
09:25 A satellite in a soft drink can: Candasat II Javier Redondas
09:45 The Urgency and Contribution of the Planetarium in the Development of Astronomy in Indonesia’s Rural Areas Muchammad Toyib
10:05 Break
10:10 (Keynote Talk) Public astronomy in an online world: unexpected opportunities from a global crisis Robert Massey
11:10 Break
11:15 HOU India – Going strong Ilavenil T , Sparsh V
11:35 Small Radio Telescopes for education. Observing the radio-Sun at School Ana I Gómez de Castro
11:55 Astronomy Communication during Pandemic Nidhi Kushwah and Kinjal Patel
12:15 Break
12:20 (Workshop) Learning Science at home during pandemic Rupesh Labade
13:20 Break
13:25 (Workshop) How to use Salsa J software to perform Photometry, Astrometry, Image Processing and much more. John Carlos Mora
14:25 Closing Remarks
14:30 End

Session 4 – August 24 15:30 UTC – 21:30 UTC

Time (UTC) Title Presenter
16:30 Opening Remarks
16:35 (Workshop) Signposts in the sky Sławomir Miernicki
17:35 Break
17:40 (Workshop) Atelier francophone – HOU Emmanuel Rollinde
18:40 End of Workshop Session
19:00 300 STARS Calmuc Felicia -Palat
19:20 An inventory of the cosmic bestiary for pedestrians Jamal Mimouni
19:40 Students’ Attitudes Towards Space Science: Baseline Results from the Our Space Our Future Project Sophie Bartlett
20:00 Teaching With Space – What`s The Big Idea ? Bianca Boros
20:20 Break
20:25 What you can do with a robotic telescope Fraser Lewis
20:45 AstroMAE, Colombian Community of teachers focused on astronomy in the classroom Enrique Torres
21:05 Innovation and Inclusion in Astronomy Education Rosa Doran
21:25 Closing Remarks
21:30 End
Session 5 – August 25 08:00 UTC – 13:00 UTC
Time (UTC) Title Presenter
08:00 Opening Remarks
08:05 Finding The Best Site for an Equatorial Observatory in Indonesia Kaladeo Petrananda
08:25 High School Students’ Project Research: Measuring the Distance to the Moon through International Collaboration H. Kishimoto and A.Tomita
08:45 Astronomy for Social Development Soham Chattopadhyay
09:05 Innovative Methods on Promoting Dark Sky Protection Exodus Chun-Long Sit
09:25 Break
09:30 An online dictionary on astronomy by ASJ; status report in 2021 T. Handa
09:50 Tripura Sundari Temple, Udaipur, Tripura, India- “Exploring the Dimensions of Astronomy culturally with an Unexplored Archeoastronomical Site” Ayan Kumar Saha, Amritanshu Vajpayee
10:10 Stardust Hunters S. Roberts
10:30 Bringing Astronomy to the students and teachers using “AppStronomy” Rupesh Labade
10:50 Break
10:55 (Workshop) Zero Shadow Day for Tropical countries Samir Dhurde, Sonal Thorve, Alok Mandavgane
11:55 Break
12:00 (Workshop) Using challenge-based learning to tackle societal issues through astronomy education J. Lazendic-Galloway
13:00 Closing Remarks
Session 6 – August 25 14:30 UTC – 20:00 UTC
Time (UTC) Title Presenter
14:30 Opening Remarks
14:35 (Live Observation) Real-time Observing on Faulkes Telescope Fraser Lewis
15:25 Astronomy and art Carmen Guerra
15:45 The sky as a witness Suzanne BOURDET-FAYE
16:05 Our Space Our Future R Williams
16:25 Break
16:30 (Keynote Talk) Sky & Telescope: Gateway to the Universe Richard Tresch Fienberg
17:30 Break
17:35 Deduction of the size and temperature of exoplanets from their light curves Francisco Reyes Andrés
17:55 Our Space Our Future: stories from Portugal Maria Luísa Almeida
18:15 An Experiment in Astronomy Outreach: The Broadway-inspired Dance/Musical “Astronomy High”! Myrta Villanueva
18:35 Break
18:45 (Roundtable) Moon Over Us 2021, 10th year celebration Bonnie B. Thurber, USA
Rayan Kahn, Pakistan
Gayle Greenberg, USA
SN Sugumar Iyer, India
Sharon Assami, Uganda
19:55 Closing Remarks
20:00 End
Session 7 – August 26 00:30 UTC – 07:00 UTC
Time (UTC) Title Presenter
00:30 Opening Remarks
00:40 Delivering lessons to schools from NAOJ -Scaffolding from Astronomers to STEAM education- Hide Agata
01:00 MOON CAMP Jeane de Fatima Moreira Branco
01:20 Steps Towards Decolonising Astronomy Education and Outreach Thilina Heenatigala
01:40 Astro – Tourism Nishant Gor
02:00 Outreach activities during the pandemic: Strategies for a Successful Online Lecture Junko Nishikawa
02:40 Break
02:45 Curiosity driven learning by using working artefact & little innovation successfully engaged thousands remotely in Astronomy SOUMEN GHOSH
03:05 Digital Archives in Japan and Online-lecture in University about History of Astronomy Harufumi TAMAZAWA
03:25 AstroSprint: An IAU-OAD Project Priya Hasan
03:45 Dark-Sky Awareness in Heavily Light Polluted’s Area Siti S. Mustafar
04:05 Indian Astronomy Het Ahir
04:35 Break
04:40 (Workshop) Nano Solar System Nishant Gor
Het Ahir
Kishan Solanki
Narendra Gor
Bhavy Thacker
05:40 Break
05:45 (Workshop) Recovery, Identification and Study of Meteorites as a Citizen Science Pursuit Prof. Narendra Bhandari
Dr. Bharat Adur
06:45 Closing Remarks
07:00 End
Session 8 – August 26 08:00 UTC – 11:30 UTC
Time (UTC) Title Presenter
08:00 Opening Remarks
08:05 Development of early-carrer people who will lead space and astronomical education in the next generation, and its practices Hitomi Nie
08:25 Archaeoastronomy – A Lost Culture of Indian Astronomical Heritage Somenath Chatterjee
08:45 Walisongo Islamic University’s Planetarium and observatory Based on Unity Of Sciences Khanif
09:05 Russia National Team in Astronomy and Astrophysics Training System Overview Ivan Uteshev
09:25 Astronomy for All Somenath Chatterjee
09:45 EAAE’s Catch a Star Competition – helping teachers and students. The role of Catch a Star competition in astronomy education in Europe Hristo Stoev
10:05 Hunting for FRBs – An activity with real radio data Silvia Casu
10:25 Break
10:30 (Keynote Talk) Astronomical Olympiads as a piece of the astronomy education puzzle Greg Stachowski
11:30 End
Session 9 – August 26 14:30 UTC – 20:00 UTC
Time (UTC) Title Presenter
14:30 Opening Remarks
14:35 (Keynote Talk)Astronomy education for development in Africa Mirjana Povic
15:35 Kids Empowerment through Astro-preneurship. Rayan Khan
15:55 Sawrm Impact Of Tibet And Possible Ancient Observations Mahesh Patil
16:15 Astronomy in the Curriculum of Journalism Students: Grasping the Basics of Science and Learning from the Mistakes of Media Victoria Kolesnichenko
16:35 DiSTARS: bringing storytelling to STEM education Gustavo Rojas
16:55 Break
17:00 (Keynote Talk) Astronomy for All: Tips for welcoming more girls and women Vivian White
18:00 Break
18:10 Presenting the new Erasmus plus program, LaSciL – allowing teachers to navigate their way through ‘big data’ and online working Fraser Lewis
18:30 FRONTIERS Bringing Nobel Prize Physics in the Classroom – Best Practices Maria Luísa Almeida
18:50 IDATA and Afterglow Access Software Tim Spuck
19:10 Extracurricular astronomy for preschool and elementary school kids Ivon Witteveen
19:30 Generating simple H-R diagrams of globular clusters using Gaia data and a web browser Richard Piccioni
19:50 Closing Remarks
20:00 End
Session 10 – August 27 00:30 UTC – 06:00 UTC
Time (UTC) Title Presenter
00:30 Opening Remarks
00:35 (Workshop) Creating Astronomical Images with the Hubble Space Telescope Wandeclayt Melo.
01:35 Break
01:40 (Workshop) Fanzine Dioses y planetas. (Fanzine Gods and planets) For Children. Alvaro Jose Cano Mejia
Sofia Plazas Redondo
Mateo Plazas Redondo
Matthew Ruge Santos
Amalia Giraldo Soto
Maria Fernanda Ramirez Soto
Estefanía Montoya Arango
Juan Pablo Yepes Zuluaga
Pablo Cadavid
MariAngel Escobar Palacio
02:40 Break
02:45 Report on our Tenmon Performance Project (TPP); an outreach activity on astronomy by Kagoshima students R. Jingushi & R. Kasai
03:05 Pivoting PULSE@Parkes to Online Observing: What Have We Learnt? Robert Hollow
03:25 A Study on the Use of an Assembling Astronomical Telescope for School’s Tasks at Home Hide Agata
03:45 Creation of a spanish-speaking teachers network through Galileo Teachers PBL workshops in Ibero-America. Carolina Escobar García
04:05 Virtual Exploration of The Scale of the Universe Ilavenil Thirumavalavan
04:25 Astronomy and Mathematics: Attraction to numbers Addy Guzmán Lizarazo and Mauricio Chacón Pachón
04:45 Break
04:55 (Keynote Talk) Exo-planets: Life for Lessons and Lessons for Life Chandra Mohan Nautiyal
05:55 Closing Remarks
06:00 End
Session 11 – August 27 08:00 UTC – 14:30 UTC
Time (UTC) Title Presenter
08:00 Opening Remarks
08:05 (Keynote Talk) Attarik Foundation: An Example of Meteoritics and Planetary Science Dissemination Initiative Hasnaa Chennaoui
09:05 Break
09:10 The Ainu Constellations know anything. Megumi Yamauchi
09:50 Development of an activity for studying the path character of the sun’s motion with the Sun Position Measurement Instrument in the form of paper models. Boonsong Henngam and Natamon Kiratichotikool
10:10 Astro Digital Library Anupama Pradeepan
10:30 Earth Sciences, Astronomy and Art by Science-Technology-Society Approach Selda Demirçalı
10:50 Break
10:55 Hubble’s Universe Expansion Constant Calculation and existance Time Estimation by Analyzing real Observational Data: A STEM Teaching Approach Apostolos Xenakis
11:15 The CESAR initiative Beatriz González-García
11:35 Small devices for big achievements Alvaro Folhas
11:55 Space Technology and Astronomical Instrumentation as a mediator in research and university teaching in the Spanish-speaking educational community. L. J. Restrepo-Quirós
12:15 Break
12:20 (Workshop) Exploring Astronomy through simple Geometry Lakshmi B R
13:20 Break
13:25 (Workshop) Using real data in the classroom – benefits and pitfalls Fraser Lewis
14:25 Closing Remarks
14:30 End
Session 12 – August 27 15:00 UTC – 20:30 UTC
Time Title Presenter
15:00 Final Session Considerations
15:35 (Workshop) Edtech tools to help teachers teach STEM online Steve Sherman
16:35 Break
16:40 (Workshop) At home, Hunting Asteroids Using Astrometrica Jeane de Fatima Moreira Branco
17:40 Break
17:45 (Keynote Talk) Efficiency and Effectiveness of the Online Pedagogy for Training Astronomy Educators – A Case of Uganda Santus Cale
18:45 Break
18:50 Probing the cosmos with telescopes. K. Ravitheja
19:10 Analysing the Universe for an Erasmus+ project Francisco Perez-Garcia
19:30 Astronomy at school Nancy Elizabeth Pacheco
19:50 Closing
20:30 Conference End

Disclaimer: The program is subject to minor changes without previous notice. All times in UTC.

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