Bi-communal astronomy activities in Cyprus
The first part of the "Columba-Hypatia: Astronomy for Peace" project - by GalileoMobile and the Association for Historical Dialogue and Research - was successfully completed between the 8th-20th of May. During these two weeks trainers carried out astronomy workshops in five schools as well as bi-communal astronomy activities in the buffer zone on two Saturdays with children from all over Cyprus, reaching over 80 students and 15 teachers. Through the program, children from the
Our astronomy activities in schools across Cyprus have started!
On the 10th and 11th of May 2017 we visited the first two schools of our project, one from the Greek Cypriot and one from the Turkish Cypriot communities of Cyprus. We carried out fun astronomy activities about the Solar system and the Sun itself, carrying out solar observations and building a model to understand cosmic scales. We are looking forward to this Saturday when the children from both communities will meet each other for the first time at the Home for Cooperation, f