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Mindful Astronomy: The Solar System on a Rope (Inclusive Astronomy)
In this STEAM inclusive class, kids will make their own scale model of the Solar System. We will use mindfulness techniques to create this model and later we will travel together on our model through the Solar System, visiting every planet.
Breezy Ocaña Flaquer, PhD
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*** All my classes are available in Spanish upon request *** Mindful Astronomy is an approach to astronomy that includes as many senses as possible in the process of learning. In this particular Mindful Astronomy class, we will create a personalized model in terms of distances of the Solar System. Because students are creating their own scale model, they are being introduced to mathematical concepts in a hands-on way. During the first half of the class, we will be creating our Solar System...
Ph. D. in Astrophysics - Astrophysics/Astronomy Communicator/Educator/Adjunct at the San Diego University volunteering on a number of community projects that promote a mindful STEAM curriculum. I also homeschool my three children, and I am personally active internationally offering workshops to both children, adults and teachers.
Learners do need to bring with them a rope that is not stretchable and at least 10 feet long (3 meters long). Beads and other decoration to put in the place of the planet and the Sun are optional and not required.
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1 hour per week in class, and maybe some time outside of class.
For the younger students, they might need support with tying the knots.
Breezy Ocaña Flaquer, PhD
Astrophysicist - Astronomy Communicator/Educator. I am an Astrophysicist with a passion for education. I am also a certified Yoga teacher, and a certified kids yoga teacher. I love combining the world of science with the world of self discovery. Therefore, I love allowing students to arrive to the conclusions themselves as much as possible, because this is where true learning and understanding happens.
🇺🇸Lives in the United States
26 total reviews
38 completed classes
I teach Astronomy/Astrophysics courses. This is my passion and life long carrier (I hold a PhD in Astrophysics). It is what I know best, but it is also related or relatable to any other topic you can think of. Astronomy is the study of the...