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REPLAY: Accessibility in Astronomy Outreach

REPLAY: Accessibility in Astronomy Outreach

Astronomy can be a very visual subject. How can we teach about astronomy topics to audiences who are blind or visually impaired? How can our astronomy lessons be more inclusive to all learning styles? In this conversation with Noreen Grice of You Can Do Astronomy, Ken...

REPLAY: Free Resources for Classroom Teachers

REPLAY: Free Resources for Classroom Teachers

Big Astronomy has free resources for classroom teachers! Learn how to access the bilingual (English and Spanish) film Big Astronomy: People, Places, Discoveries and explore the great observatories and diverse STEM career opportunities needed to make these facilities a...

Real People, Big Astronomy: Working in a Planetarium

Real People, Big Astronomy: Working in a Planetarium

Real People, Big Astronomy: Working in a Planetarium  Featuring Geoff Holt, Mary Holt, Mitch Luman, Charissa Sedor, and Dayna Thompson October 20 4 PM Chile / 3 PM EDT / 2 PM CDT / Noon PDT Have you ever considered working in a planetarium as a career? There are a...

REPLAY: Accessibility in Astronomy Outreach

Accessibility in Astronomy Outreach

Accessibility in Astronomy Outreach September 29,  4 PM Chile Time / 3 PM EDT / 2 PM CDT / Noon PDT Featuring Noreen Grice, Ken Quinn, and Vivian White Astronomy can be a very visual subject. How can we teach about astronomy topics to audiences who are blind or...

REPLAY – Real People, Big Astronomy: Adam Thornton

REPLAY – Real People, Big Astronomy: Adam Thornton

Adam Thornton is a software developer for the Vera Rubin Observatory. The Rubin Observatory will generate 20 terabytes of raw data a night.  It is Adam's job to ensure that the JupyterLab-based interactive component of the Observatory's science platform provides a...

REPLAY: Free Resources for Classroom Teachers

Teachers – Free Resources for You!

Panel Discussion: Big Astronomy Resources for Teachers Tim Spuck, Yasmin Catricheo, Vivian White, Tiffany Stone Wolbrecht August 11 8 PM Chile and EDT / 7 PM CDT / 5 PM PDT Big Astronomy has free resources for classroom teachers! Learn how to access the bilingual...

REPLAY: Real People, Big Astronomy: Andrés Alejandro Plazas Malagón

Real People, Big Astronomy: Andrés Alejandro Plazas Malagón

Real People, Big Astronomy: Andrés Alejandro Plazas Malagón July 30 8 PM Chile & EDT / 7 PM CDT / 5 PM PDT   Andrés Alejandro Plazas Malagón is a Data Management Software Scientist for the Vera C. Rubin Observatory. The Rubin Observatory will generate up to...

REPLAY – Real People, Big Astronomy: John Carpenter

REPLAY – Real People, Big Astronomy: John Carpenter

Dr. John Carpenter is the Observatory Scientist at the Joint ALMA Observatory in Chile. He is responsible for providing input on how best to optimize the scientific output of ALMA and he oversees the proposal review process, which determines the projects that will be...

REPLAY: Real People, Big Astronomy: Esteban Parkes

REPLAY: Real People, Big Astronomy: Esteban Parkes

Esteban Parkes is a Telescope Manager at MSO-CTIO. He leads a group of professionals including Electronics Engineers, Electrical Engineers, and Electrical and Mechanical Technicians to provide general support to all telescope operations. At CTIO, Esteban’s group...

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