IAU100: Inclusive Astronomy Project Resources

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IAU100 Resources

International Astronomical Union Website - main website of the IAU

IAU100 Website - information about the IAU100 celebration with resources, news, and maps of all registered events

IAU Office for Astronomy Outreach (OAO) - information about the programs and activities of the OAO, find information on the IAU National Outreach Coordinator Network, and read editions of past newsletters online

IAU Office of Astronomy for Development (OAD) - main website for the IAU OAD with information about programs and activities, and resources

IAUS 358: Astronomy for Equity, Diversity and Inclusion - information about the upcoming IAU symposium at NAOJ in Tokyo, Japan

100 Hours of Astronomy - project page for 100Hours, a global project under IAU100

IAU100 Communications & Social Media

IAU Outreach & Education World Astronomy Newsletter - direct link to the sign-up page for the newsletter [in English]

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Resources on Inclusive and Accessible Astronomy

This page will be updated frequently throughout the year with a large collection of resources, including best practices for running inclusive events, as well as educational materials on the theme of inclusive astronomy.



AstroBetter - Equal Opportunity Astronomy: Articles & Resources - comprehensive resource list on inclusive astronomy

Decolonising Science Reading List - curated list of books and reading materials that discuss the intersection between science history and its human and social impact.

An Introduction to Content Warnings and Trigger Warnings - introduction to content warnings with links for further reading

Women & Girls

Women in Astronomy: An Introductory Resource Guide


Eclipse Fever: 15 Books and Toys To Inspire Mighty Girls to Reach for the Stars


Underrepresented Minorities

Inclusion of Minorities


Why the Universe Needs More Black and Latino Astronomers - Smithsonian Magazine article


Supporting LGBT+ Physicists & Astronomers: Best Practices for Academic Departments


Ain't I a woman? At the intersection of gender, race and sexuality - Women in Astronomy Blog post by Dr. Chanda Prescod-Weinstein


Accessible Astronomy

Astronomy for Blind or Visually Impaired


Astronomy for Deaf and Hard-of-Hearing


Astronomy for People with Motor Impairments


Star parties for individuals who are legally blind” - a 2-pages pdf that can be useful for people organizing star parties by Frank Busutil (at the Astronomers Without Borders repository)

NASA’s Space Science is for Everyone - General document that is a good guide for many different kinds of disabilities


Cultural and non-Western Astronomy

The Astronomy of Many Cultures - Resources on astronomy throughout the world


Figures in the Sky - How cultures across the World have seen their myths and legends in the stars (interactive data visualization)


History of Non-Western Astronomy


A Cultural History of Astronomy in Japan


Traditional Korean Astronomy: Science of the Heavens


Indigenous Astronomy


Australian Indigenous Astronomy

Inca Astronomy Lesson for Kids

Manitoba First Nations Education Resource Centre - First Nations Astronomy

Seeing the Cree and Ojibway Sky


Resource Guide for Canadian Aboriginal Astronomy


Rothney Astrophysical Observatory - First Nation Skies of Alberta


The Inuit Sky


Planets in Inuit Astronomy


Other Resources


International Astronomical Union (IAU) Division C Commission C1 - Astronomy for Equity and Inclusion Working Group

Astronomers Without Borders

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