Important information for registered participants:

Please follow the instructions to be sent by email on August 19 to join the conference sessions.

Live Astronomical Observations:

Live sessions of real-time observing from Faulkes Telescope South in Australia and Faulkes Telescope North in Hawai’i will happen on August 24.

Workshop materials

Please download the workshop abstract book to check what materials will be used in each workshop.

Oral communications abstracts

Download the abstracts here!


GHOU 2022 Programme

Session 1 – August 22 08:00 UTC – 12:40 UTC


Time (UTC) Title Presenter
08:00          Opening Speech (All OC Members)
08:30 A Great Year Ahead for Global Hands-On Universe! (Keynote Talk) Carl Pennypacker
09:30 Break
09:40 Starry sky poster to hospitals Hidehiko Agata
10:10 She sees stars: Women in Astronomy Priya Hasan
10:40 Remote astronomy imaging & research from kindergarten to high school Ido Bareket
11:10 Science in the Classroom with the Faulkes Telescopes Fraser Lewis
11:40 ASTROxTelescope: Teaching Astronomy by Building Blocks Exodus Chun-Long Sit
12:10 ASTROx Inclusion: Multiple Intelligence and Diversifying Learning in Astronomy Communication Exodus Chun-Long Sit
12:40          END
Session 2 – August 22 16:00 UTC – 19:10 UTC
Time (UTC) Title Presenter
16:00 Opening
16:05 Impact of astronomy on people Carolina Escobar-García
16:35 Bringing Space Sciences to the classroom enhanced by lifelong teacher training: A reflection of a Natural Sciences Teacher Gonçalo Nuno Carreira Pereira
17:05 Break
17:10 Explore the Universe with Rubin Astronomy Investigations – Part 1 (Workshop) Ardis Herrold
18:10 Explore the Universe with Rubin Astronomy Investigations – Part 2 (Workshop) Ardis Herrold
19:10 END
Session 3 – August 23 08:00 UTC – 13:25 UTC
Time (UTC) Title Presenter
08:00 Opening
08:05 Astronomy Education Research: Starship Enterprise, Ogres, and Onions  (Keynote Talk) Saeed Salimpour
09:05 Break
09:15 Variable Star Observations Teja Begari
09:45 Space Science Education and Activities at the School Krishna Raj Adhikary
10:15 Dark Matter in the Milky Way Herbert Puehringerr
10:45 The Antikythera Mechanism: teaching astronomy with an ancient computer Vassilios Spathopoulos
11:15 Break
11:25 Changing Climate – Impact of rising sea levels (Workshop) Mila Mitra
12:25 Observation of the Sun – the study of the rotation of the Sun based on the observation of sunspots (Workshop) Slawomir Miernicki
13:25 END
Session 4 – August 23 16:00 UTC – 21:40 UTC
Time (UTC) Title Presenter
16:00 Opening
16:05 The James Webb Space Telescope: a Wondrous Exploration of the Cosmos Nathalie Ouellette
17:05 Break
17:10 Robotic Telescopes, Virtual Observatories and Space Telescopes in Education and Outreach. Wandeclayt Melo
17:40 Moon Village Astronomy Activity – Online Workshop – Using Mobile Devices (Workshop) Bonnie Thurber
18:40 Own observation of parallax of asteroids in schools (low level/up to grade 9) (Workshop) Paul Breitenstein
19:40 Robotic Telescopes, Virtual Observatories and Space Telescopes in Education and Outreach. (Workshop) Wandeclayt Melo
20:40 Project PANOPTES: A student-built worldwide network of robotic telescopes to discover transiting exoplanets and research opportunities (Workshop) Preethi Krishnamoorthy
21:40 END
Session 5 – August 24 08:00 UTC – 12:40 UTC
Time (UTC) Title Presenter
08:00 Opening
08:05 Telescopes4All –SSVI in a Box: bring astronomy into your classroom. (Keynote Talk) Jean-Pierre Grootaerd
08:35 Break
08:40 Live Observing with Faulkes Telescope South Fraser Lewis
09:25 Break
09:30 IAU Inclusive Outreach subWorkgroup: a resource and a community (Keynote Talk) Cesare Pagano
10:30 Break
10:40 StarBlast: a virtual reality tour of the outcome of stellar explosions Laura Leonardi
11:10 Interactive methods to introduce basic physics concepts to youngest students, exemplified by two projects, “The GPS” and “Landing on Mars “ Ioana Stoica
11:40 Indigenous astronomy in Pakistan Rayan Khan
12:10 Calender system and Indian dates Het Ahir
12:40 END
Session 6 – August 24 14:30 UTC – 21:15 UTC
Time (UTC) Title Presenter
14:30 Opening
14:35 Live Observing with Faulkes Telescope North Fraser Lewis
15:25 Break
15:30 Exoplanet Watch: You Can Help NASA Observe Other Worlds!  (Keynote Talk) Rob Zellem
17:00 Break
17:05 The Unistellar Citizen Science Exoplanet Network: Early Results and Prospects for Future Growth in Education and Citizen Science Dan Peluso
17:35 Shaulitos, a window of escape lockdown community Mauricio Chacón Pachón
18:05 Break
18:15 Astronomy Modelling with Exoplanets: Learning Science by Doing It (Workshop) Dan Peluso & Colleen Megowan-Romanowicz
19:15 Teen Astronomy Café — To Go! I: Introduction To The Teen Astronomy Café — To Go! and Python Notebooks (Workshop) Rob Sparks
20:15 Teen Astronomy Café — To Go! II: Looking Through Gravitational Lenses (Workshop) Rob Sparks
21:15 END
Session 7 – August 25 08:00 UTC – 13:00 UTC
Time (UTC) Title Presenter
08:00 Opening
08:05 Space for Education and Development (Keynote Talk) Sandra Benítez
09:05 Break
09:15 Affordable Radio Astronomy Udish Sharma
09:45 Curiosity of Indonesia Teen Astronomers Kaladeo Petrananda
10:15 Key characteristics and success criteria for the design of informal science activities Natasha Dmoshinskaia
10:45 Break
11:00 An online platform for using ancient travellers to motivate pupils in astronomy (Workshop) Vassilios Spathopoulos
12:00 Astronomy and its links with other subjects (Workshop) Ilavenil Thirumavalavan
13:00 END
Session 8 – August 5 16:00 UTC – 19:00 UTC
Time (UTC) Title Presenter
16:00 Opening
16:05 Girls in Astronomy – Pursuing gender equity and social justice in science education Patrícia Figueiró Spinelli
17:00 Break
17:05 Eunice Foote and other women in Space Sciences – A STEAM scenario to teach Physics and Chemistry Teresa Paiva
17:35 What my eyes don’t see, the telescopes show us! Jeane de Fatima
18:05 Innovation and Inclusion with Astronomy in Education Rosa Doran
18:35 Closing Remarks
19:00 END

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

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