EAAE Luxembourg

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Welcome to the EAAE Homepage of Luxembourg!

Astronomical Activities in Luxembourg

Catch a Star!
 

Following the great success of Catch a Star! in 2002 and 2003, the European Southern Observatory (ESO) and the European Association for Astronomy Education (EAAE) organize Catch a Star! again in 2004.

Visit the official site at ESO for more information on this exciting web-based programme and competition for students in Europe's schools. Catch a Star! 3 takes place within the context of the EC-sponsored European Week of Science and Technology.

Venus Transit 2004
 

On June 8, 2004, Venus - the Earth's sister planet - passed in front of the Sun as seen from the Earth.
This very rare event (no living person has ever seen one!) lasted for about 6 hours and was visible from most of Europe, Africa and Asia.

 

Catch a Star!
 

Following the great success of Catch a Star! in 2002, the European Southern Observatory (ESO) and the European Association for Astronomy Education (EAAE) organized Catch a Star! again in 2003. It took place within the context of the EC-sponsored European Week of Science and Technology (EWST) - 2003.

 

Mercury Transit
 

Mercury Transit on May 7th, 2003 is a prelude to Venus Transit 2004.
Follow the link for further information.

 

Physics on Stage III
 

The Physics on Stage 3 festival took place between 8-15 November, 2003 at ESTEC in Noordwijk, the Netherlands.

 

Catch a Star!
 

The European Southern Observatory (ESO) and the European Association for Astronomy Education (EAAE) welcome all students in Europe's schools to this exciting web-based programme with a competition. Find out about the prize winners of Luxembourg by following the link above. Catch a Star! took place within the context of the EC-sponsored European Week of Science and Technology (EWST) - 2002.

 

Physics on Stage II
 

The Physics on Stage 2 festival took between 2-6 April, 2002 at ESTEC in Noordwijk,
the Netherlands. The most interesting contributions from the national events were invited to take part in a dynamic week of performances, presentations, workshops and fair sessions.

 

Life in the Universe

A project in the frame of the European Week for Science and Technology 2001.
Visit also the Main LiU WebSite for further details.

Physics on Stage

A project in the frame of the European Week for Science and Technology 2000.

Sea&Space

After the success of Astronomy-OnLine, Sea&Space is a joint project of EAAE, ESO and ESA.Visit Luxembourg's official Homepage to this event to find out more about this huge project.

Astronomy On-Line

Luxembourg's official Homepage to The World'sbiggest Astronomy Event on the World Wide Web. Find out more about this exciting project, which is the EAAE/ESOprogramme for the EuropeanWeek for Scientific and Technological Culture 1996.


Other EAAE Homepages

The International EAAE Homepage: http://www.eaae-astro.org/

National EAAE Homepages:

Austria
Belgium
Denmark
Estonia
Finland
France
Georgia
Germany
Greece
Italy
Latvia
Luxembourg
Netherlands
Norway
Portugal
Russia
Spain
Sweden
Switzerland
UK


What is the EAAE?

EAAE was constituted in Athens on November 25, 1995. It is the firstEuropean association for teachers and other people interested in teachingin astronomy.

Organization

The supreme authority of the Association is the General Assembly andthe governing body is the Executive Council.To facilitate the work of the Association concerning the different countries,National Representatives have been elected.Furthermore, to support the work of the organization, two StandingCommittees and seven Working Groupshave been established.

Aims and Means

The purpose of this association is to improve and promote astronomicaleducation at all levels in all institutions involved in teaching astronomyin Europe. Aims and goals are explained in the final declarationadopted in November 1994 in Garching.

As a member you will receive information through a newsletter. It willalso be possible for you to participate with articles. Furthermore, youwill get the opportunity to publish material on our web pages. You willalso get access to a widely spread network of people involved in the teachingof astronomy in Europe.

EAAE is working in alliance with TheEuropean Planetarium Network (EuroPlaNet).

Historical Background

Statutes (located on the International EAAE Homepage)

Newsletters (located on the International EAAE Homepage)

The Importance of the Internet to the EAAE


The possibilities of the Internet and what the EAAE can do with it.

How to join

Online Conferences


Announcements and Guides (located on the International EAAE Homepage)

HOT LINKS

Pointers to interesting resources on the WWW (located on the International EAAE Homepage)

Some Important E-mail Addresses



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