Big Astronomy Community Day is a celebration of all the teaching and learning resources the project has available. Throughout the month of April 2023, we are encouraging individuals and organizations to hold
events where the Big Astronomy film is shown or related hands-on activities are being implemented.
We want you, your family, your friends, your colleagues, and your community to participate!
Participants can enter a telescope prize drawing. Please register your event here.
Teaching and Learning Resources for blind and visually impaired (BVI) and deaf and hard of hearing (DHH) persons are now available! Thanks to support from the US National Science Foundation, the Big Astronomy film and supplemental videos include captioning and some include descriptive video text.
In addition, our suite of hands-on activities now include new resources for BVI learners.
REPLAY – Real People, Big Astronomy: Dr. Sian Proctor
Dr. Sian Proctor is a geoscientist, explorer, space artist, and astronaut. She was the mission pilot for the Inspiration4 all-civilian orbital mission to space, the first of its kind. In this event, we learned about Sian’s varied career path and her three day mission...
Accessibility Resources for Big Astronomy
The Big Astronomy team has gathered resources to make the Big Astronomy film and related resources more accessible. Below is a summery of the resources we have. Big Astronomy Film: The award-winning film is available in both English and Spanish. You can request a...
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