Education & Public Engagement
(US & Chile)
We are currently accepting applications
for the 2013 Colors of Nature
Summer Academy in Tucson, AZ!
Public Information Office
Information for media and the public.
NOAO South Education and Public Outreach.
Our Chilean Outreach Center
Research Experience for Undergraduates (REU)
Engage in real research.
Partnering teachers with astronomers.
Arizona Dark Skies & Energy Program – Helping students identify inefficient lighting.
Dark Skies Rangers
School based program on dark skies and energy conservation.
GLOBE at Night
Worldwide citizen science light pollution project.
Colors of Nature – The intersection of Art & Science explored through color.
ASP Partner programs Partnering with the Astronomy Society of the Pacific.
Teaching With Telescopes
Using small telescopes to teach about astronomy and technology.
NSF Middle School optics education.
Older Projects & Activities
Archived resources for teachers and students.
- Stephen Pompea,
Scientist; Dept. Head
- Kathie Coil,
Sr. Program Coordinator
- Chuck Dugan,
Project ASTRO Site Coordinator
- Katy Garmany,
- Pete Marenfeld,
- Daniel Munizaga,
Scientific Assistant & Technical Support