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Event ID:  4463
Contact Name:  Louei Labdag
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Organization:  Astronomy Club
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Dates:  4th October 2013 to 10th October 2013
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Type:  School
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Country:  Morocco
State/Province:  Ifrane
City:  Ifrane
Location:  Al Akhwayn University in Ifrane; Al Akhwayn Ifrane School; Bir Anzarane primary school
Event Name:  World Space Week
Event Description:  The WSW was run by the Astronomy Club members and organized by Al Akhawayn University Students and professors of schools. It took place in Al Akhawayn University of Ifrane, Bir Anzarane primary public school, and Al Akhawayn School of Ifrane- ASI. The event was a comprised of talks and presentations, workshops, projections of documentaries and stargazing nights. These activities were adapted to different age groups to match the audience between the ages of 4 to 24 years old. Here is the program of the week: +In Al Akhawayn University we had the following: *Friday October 4th Introduction to the World Space Week Launching of the World Space Week World Wide "Discovering Exoplanets" presentation "The Amazing Quest of Constellations" presentation “Yuri Gagarin”- First Human in the outer space – documentary *Monday October 7th- Introduction to the AUSTRIAN SPACE FORUM & Internships overview presentation Teleconferencing with the MDRS (Mars Desert Research Station in Utah) Teleconferencing with GERMANY Mission Control Center *Tuesday October 8th "Exploring the Universe via NASA Eyes on the Solar System & Stellarium" presentation *Wednesday October 9th "Earth the story of a planet" presentation “100.000 People want to fly to Mars and never come back” Documentary Stargazing session with University student *Thursday October 10th “Martian Mega Rover” National Geographer “Mars the red planet” documentary “Plans for manned mission to Mars” Documentary by British scientists Closing ceremony +In the other schools we had: *Monday Oct 7th **In Bir Anzarane Primary School "Extraterrestrial life" presentation **In Al Akhawayn School of Ifrane- ASI "Is there life on Mars?" presentation Stargazing session to the kids and teenagers *Tuesday Oct 8th **In Al Akhawayn Ifrane School - ASI "curiosity & rovers" presentation to primary level "Life on Mars" presentation to Middle school level *Wednesday Oct 9th **In ASI "Story of Earth" to the kids "Extraterrestrial life" talk based on a video of Tedx for the kids giochi giochi di super mario
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Report on the Results:  The audience was very happy, excited and inspired by all the activities we have scheduled. We learnt from that week and our audience, aged between 4 and 24, was put into astronomy field and tried to know more about that, knowing that only a minority is interested into astronomy in Morocco. giochi giochi di super mario
Attendance:  100
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Media Impressions:  1000
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