Open Day #1


On March 20th 2017, at Public Special Junior High School of Thessaloniki an “Open Astronomy Day” will tοοk place, in the context of IAU-OAD’s project «Looking … Up program! Astronomy for ALL» ( -oad-2017). We  would like  to thank the ‘Physics Partizani‘ team for  their  participation on to this action. After the activities a teachers’  education seminar followed.


Την Δευτέρα 20 Μαρτίου 2017, στο Δημόσιο Ειδικό Γυμνάσιο Θεσσαλονίκης έλαβε χώρα «Ανοικτή Ημέρα Αστρονομίας» στο πλαίσιο του προγράμματος «Looking …Up! Astronomy for ALL» του Γραφείου Αστρονομίας για την Ανάπτυξη της Διεθνούς Αστρονομικής Ένωσης (IAU-OAD, Ευχαριστούμε πολύ την Ομάδα ‘Physics Partizani’ συμμετείχαν στην εν λόγω δράση. Ακολούθησε ενημέρωση-επιμόρφωση εκπαιδευτικών. Περισσότερες πληροφορίες


[Responsible for the action: N. Nerantzis (Physicist in Special Education), An. Raptopoulou (Special Education Teacher) from the Project’s Team and El. Baka (Dr. Drama Teacher) & G. Proestos (Teacher)].



The activities / Οι δραστηριότητες

  • Tactile material: solar system, planets and moons in swell (link) & constellations and the moon printed in 3D (link, link) – [here you can find free to 3D print models of the moon, the 67P comet and the night sky!]
  • Science Theatre, written, directed and implemented from Dr. Eleftheria Baka: What a dream… (in English) ΑΧ ΤΙ ΟΝΕΙΡΟ ΚΙ ΑΥΤΟ  (in Greek)
  • Missions!  (Instead of treasure hunt. Six groups (a teacher with 4-5 students) accomplish those missions using only a compass and by asking with a smile)
  • Eratosthenes’ experiment (link)
  • Coloring & Drawing on swell (tactile) papers, with planets & the moons from “Meet Our Neightbour” (search at astroedu with keyword ”)!
  • Sun Observation (Helioscope)




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