SINA; Methods and projects for students and schools to involve them in astronomy education

Astronomy education research on the role of astronomy in schools
4th Shaw-IAU Workshop
Tuesday Nov. 15, 2022
UTC: 8 p.m. - 9:30 p.m.
, Wednesday Nov. 16, 2022
UTC: noon - 1:30 p.m.

Students' International Network for Astronomy (SINA) was a social group of students in south of Iran since 2014, that was organizing many astronomical activities and projects in the area. SINA has been organizing many international events of astronomy in relation with cultures, history and societies, in cooperation with Iranian Teachers Astronomy Union (ITAU), Astronomy Day in School (ADiS) and Network for Astronomy School Education (NASE) including the main Persian astronomical ceremonies for ADiS connecting more than thousand students in more than 15 countries around the world. It is important to be mentioned that we have been establishing some methods and ideas for underage children and elementary students.


Mahdi Rokni is an astronomy teacher who graduated in computer engineering. He is working in Bushehr, Mehr observatory since 2012 and he is the international coordinator of ITAU. He has been working on many international projects in astronomy and he is also one of NASE instructors in Iran. He is also known as the manager of Student's International Network for Astronomy (SINA).

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