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Astronomy 365 Days

I have been very fortunate to have been able to contribute to Astronomy 365 Days for the last three years and looking forward to do it for the 4th time next year (2012). As someone who is deeply interested in¬†science¬†especially in astronomy and how it can be used to used to promote thinking and deepen their appreciation of the sciences and mathematics. The podcast was started as an initiative the celebrate Galileo’s anniversary of looking up to the heavens with his homemade telescope. Year 2012 will be the Year of the Solar System. Check it out, you will find it most interesting.

December 1st: Familiarity Breeds ApathyTitle: Familiarity Breeds Apathy Description: Is science in general losing its lustre among students? We live in one of the most amazing times in the history of mankind, as we begin to slowly unravel the mysteries of the Universe. Yet at school students are more interested in the latest gadgets.

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August 1st: Discussing the Issues of Knowledge Through AstronomyTitle: Discussing the Issues of Knowledge Through Astronomy Description: The podcast deals with questions about “knowledge” itself and our position as knowers. Astronomy provides a great opportunity to explore such issues. Bio: My name is Mano and I am a passionate High School Teacher in an International School in Jakarta.

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December 9th: Teaching Science in SchoolsTitle: Teaching Science in Schools Organization: www.creativethinklabs.com Description: Interest in science related subjects in schools as well in Universities has been slowly declined over the years. Why is this so? Maybe it has something to do with the way we teach Science in schools. If so how can we as teachers rekindle this passion?

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