RAS200 - Projects

A spotlight on South African astronomy and big data. https://www.saao.ac.za/outreach/   This is an interactive public exhibition that will be accompanied by associated public, teacher, learner, student and scout based workshops and materials…
Celebrating astronomy and geophysics in traditional Welsh culture.   This programme will bring astronomy and geophysics into the National Eisteddfod of Wales, and youth festival the Urdd National Eisteddfod. The Eisteddfodau are national…
Credit RAS200 Working with prisoners, inmates and families to promote astronomy, geophysics and STEM subjects. http://bouncebackproject.com/   Our project will bring alive the story…
Showcasing astronomy and geophysics taking place throughout Cornwall. http://cornwallseatostars.org.uk/   ‘Cornwall Sea to Stars’ showcases the astronomy and geophysics intrinsic and evident throughout our unique county and brings it right…
Exploring links between science and sport. https://www.nya.org.uk/   Drawing on the attraction of football for many young people, our programme will deliver inspiring events directly to over 2,200 young people in schools and community…
Exploring the links between astronomy and the creative arts.   Galway, a city on the western Irish coast, has a tradition of innovation and creative thinking stretching over a thousand years. Making Space, led by the National University of Ireland…
Giving everyone access to learning through astronomy. https://www.wea.org.uk/   Open Your Eyes will use skills developed through astronomy to better the lives of people who are unemployed or disabled, with low levels of literacy or…
Immersive experiences in sound and space. https://nsccreative.com   This project draws on music to engage audiences in science, through a spectacular planetarium show. The focus is Gustav Holst’s orchestral suite The Planets, which will be…
Are you involved with the Guides? Were you a guide when you were younger. Get in touch! https://www.girlguiding.org.uk/   Girlguiding, in partnership with the UK Space Agency and the RAS, will give girls and young women aged five to 25…
The National Autistic Society are working with the other projects in order to make everything as autism-friendly as possible! http://www.autism.org.uk/   This project focuses on access to the other RAS200 projects – and other UK science…
Helping marginalised and vulnerable young people through astronomy-related experiences. https://www.princes-trust.org.uk/   Stars and Space will add astronomy and space science to the activities that The Prince’s Trust runs for marginalised and…
Linking short break services for carers with the world of astronomy. https://www.care4carers.org.uk/Web_Pages/Stepping_Out.htm   Care for Carers is a Voluntary Organisation established in 1989 to provide support services to all carers, regardless…