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
Moore Foundation

Global Sky Partners is supported by the Simons Foundation and the Gordon & Betty Moore Foundation

Active Partners 30
Student Publications 37

Current Global Sky Partners

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Global Sky Partner

Authentic Ground-based Astronomy Research for Teens and Young Adults

This Sonoma State University program brings astronomy research opportunities to teens and young adults from across the nation in virtual out-of-school settings. Participants work with a mentor to conduct research. …

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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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GCC Exoplanet and Variable Star Search

For five years, the Glendale Community College Astronomy Club (named ASTRO) has been using the campus’s 8-inch telescopes for public engagement and educational research and the members are getting to …

Global Sky Partner

Gee Whiz Astronomy Modeling

Gee-Whiz Astronomy Modeling (GWAM) collects small group of students, teachers, and scientists, for astronomy education projects supported by Global Hands-on Universe. Participants live and study in the UK, Spain, Chile, …

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Institute for Student Astronomical Research

InStAR’s mission is to develop, conduct, and promote the adoption of the Astronomy Research Seminar, which is an immersive, student team-based astronomical research experience for high school, 2-year community college, …

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Kids' Research Exoplanet Watch

This project will involve middle grade students in two schools in North Carolina. With support from their instructor and a science professional, the students will plan observation campaigns to observe …

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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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STEM Through Astronomy Research - San Diego

The Boyce Research Initiatives and Education Foundation (BRIEF) provides research opportunities to students to enhance their educational experience and introduce them to the scientific and technical communities. BRIEF is providing, …