Global Sky Partners

The goal of the Global Sky Partners program is to inspire students, teachers and the public around the world to engage in scientific endeavors. Through this opportunity, LCO particularly aims to inspire audiences in under-represented communities and the developing world, who would not normally be able to take part in programs involving professional scientific equipment.

LCO annually provides over 1,000 hours of observing time on our telescope network to educational organizations. The Global Sky Partners are a diverse group of educators and scientists who run their own fully-supported education projects and investigations using our telescopes.

Simons Foundation

Global Sky Partners is supported by the Simons Foundation

Active Partners 25
Student Publications 37

Current Global Sky Partners

Filtered by Audience: Online workshops/training/mentoring

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100 hours for 100 schools

100 hours for 100 schools (100/100) is a collaboration between several organizations involved in providing high quality and well supported astronomy education programs.  The 100 schools come from the 1,300 …

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Astro Kopernikus

Kopernikus Foundation is developing an innovative educational model inspired in Creative Learning and the German pedagogical framework Jenaplan. This model is implemented at Kopernikus School and shared with other public …

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Astronomy Research Group of Sri Lanka

Sri Lanka currently has no astronomy track at university level. This project aims to start undergraduate students with research projects in astronomy, to training them in astronomical data analysis techniques.

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Cosmic Adventures

Cosmic Adventures is an inreach program of the Orange County Astronomers, providing members with opportunities to do real astronomical research and activities of scientific value. By being an inreach this …

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Exoplanet Watch

Exoplanet Watch is a citizen science project to observe transiting exoplanets — planets outside our solar system — with small telescopes. A transiting exoplanet is one that periodically passes in …

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Hiparcpia

A training program for teachers in Paraguay, to astrometric and photometric follow-up of Main Belt Asteroids and NEOs.

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Inclusive Astronomy

The inclusive astronomy project that takes place at the El Minuto de Dios Ciudad Verde school (Colombia), implements new technologies (STEAM), methodologies and workshops for students from vulnerable populations or …

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MicroObservatory Exoplanet Exploration Partnership

Through a pilot partnership with LCO, MicroObservatory aims to enhance our users’ learning experience. Specifically, we will offer our audiences periodic opportunities to request “Target of Opportunity” exoplanet datasets from …

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Our Solar Siblings

Our Solar Siblings does three things. It freely provides a fully provisioned, off the shelf, curriculum for secondary teachers teaching astronomy, it freely provides guidance and support for larger student …

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PETeR

Proyecto Educativo con Telescopios Robóticos (PETeR) - An Educational Project with Robotic Telescopes. PETeR is an enquiry-based online lab which aims to familiarize the Spanish educational …

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QNL Astronomy Club

The program aims to inspire Qatar National Library visitors to look to the sky and ask questions. This program is aligned with Qatar Foundation’s overarching mission of unlocking human potential. …

Shristi Astronomy

Shristi Astronomy

Star Clusters are samples of stars born at the same time, at the same distance, from the samemolecular cloud, differing only in mass. We shall observe a wide variety of …

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Stanford Online High School Astronomy Research Club

Stanford Online High School (SOHS) is an accredited, independent school for intellectually passionate students in grades 7 - 12. The SOHS Astronomy Research Club involves students across the world in …