SkyLight - a Global Science Opera on October 3!

Published: 20/09/2015

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On October 3, at 15:00 GMT, the voices, music, and creative learning of children from 35 countries around the world will be live-streamed, durin "SkyLight  a Global Science Opera"! The event will be hosted by Ellinogermaniki Agogi, Athens, Greece. It will be broadcasted at http://livestre.am/5bPyWFor the first time, children, scientists, artists, and educators in 35 countries in all the inhabited continents, will create a single creative artwork through which they will learn about a fascinating scientific theme which has changed the way in which we understand our world: Light.SkyLight - a Global Science Opera is an ICT-based international creative education project within the Write a Science Opera (WASO) initiative and CREAT-IT. SkyLight is an official project of UNESCO?s International Year of Light 2015, and has been endorsed by the International Astronomical Union, Lunar Mission One, and World Space Week. It is also a collaboration with various European projects and international networks which support creativity in science learning.During 2015, students from schools around the world within the Galileo Teacher Training Programme collaborated to create and perform a Science Opera inspired by Cosmic Light together via ICT tools, providing a platform for both creative science learning as well as cross-border friendship and cooperation.

 

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