C1 – Commission C1 Astronomy Education and Development


C1 is a Commission within Division C of the IAU. This Commission seeks to further the development and improvement of astronomical education at all levels throughout the world through various projects developed and maintained by the Commission and by disseminating information concerning astronomy education.

Three Working Groups were established to realize specific objectives of C1: Theory and Methods in Astronomy Education, Network for Astronomy School Education (NASE), and Astronomy for Equity, Inclusion and Diversity.


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Commission Members (246)

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Division C Education, Outreach and Heritage

Commission Working Groups

Commission C1 WG Astronomy for Equity and Inclusion
Commission C1 WG Network for Astronomy School Education (NASE)
Commission C1 WG Theory and Methods in Astronomy Education

Beatriz Elena Garcia

Instituto de Tecnologías en Detección y Astropartículas (ITeDA)
ITeDA Mendoza
Azopardo 313
Godoy Cruz
Mendoza 5501

Phone: +54 261 435 1424
Email 1: beatrizgarciaitedacneagovar
Email 2: beatrizgarciautngmailcom
Personal website: http://itedamza.frm.utn.edu.ar/
Organization website: http://www.iteda.cnea.gov.ar/

NCA adherence: Argentina

Last updated:
July 16, 2018

Paulo Sergio Bretones

Universidade Federal de São Carlos
Departamento de Metodologia de Ensino
São Carlos 13565-905
São Paulo (SP)

Phone: +55 (19) 3351-8663
Email: bretonesufscarbr
Personal website: www.paulobretones.com.br
Organization website: www.ufscar.br

NCA adherence: Brazil

Last updated:
December 6, 2017

Kathleen DeGioia Eastwood

Northern Arizona University
Physics and Astronomy Department
Box 6010
Flagstaff AZ 86011-6010
Arizona (AZ)
United States

Phone: +1 928 523 7159
Email: KathyEastwoodnauedu
Personal website: http://www.physics.nau.edu/~kde/
Organization website: http://www.physics.nau.edu/

NCA adherence: United States

Last updated:
April 12, 2018

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