be a part of the bigger picture
Schools and educational organizations all around the world are taking part in SkyDayProject to show they care about our sky and want us to come together to protect it for the benefit of all. So join in! It's free and a great way to learn about climate and sky while at the same time helping us build an amazing library of sky photos for our free interactive educational platform about the science of it all.
Who is taking part?
New End School (London)/The Delaware Contemporary/Adler Planetarium/Mom's Clean Air Force/Lycee Claudel (CA)/Northwestern University/American Montessori Society/International Planetarium Society/Lycee Francais de Chicago/University of Chicago Lab School/Institute of Environmental Science for Social Change (Philippines)/Australian Meteorological and Oceanographic Society. And more are taking part everyday!
How do you take part?
Posting is done via twitter. Tweet your 'sky only' photos using BOTH these hashtags to get in: #SkyDayProject #AdlerPlanet. Here's how:
Are there any rules for taking the sky photos?
Yes! We have ONE golden rule! Make it ALL about the sky! Day skies, night skies, clouds, eclipses, moons.... and everything in between. But not people, lamp posts, mountains, horizons, trees ...you get the idea! (See 'Easy Guidelines for taking SkyDayProject Sky Photos' above!)
How do we view SkyDayProject and find our own gallery in it?
Simply go to SkyDayProject.org and explore. It is live and interactive and new ways of viewing SkyDayProject are being added all the time. Find your class gallery by clicking on the 'Make it Your Own' tab at the top and have fun exploring!
When can I tweet my sky pictures?
Right now! Use BOTH these tags in your tweet - #SkyDayProject #AdlerPlanet. So what are you waiting for?
How many can I tweet in? As many as you like!
Can my friends join in? Absolutely! The more people who take part the more beautiful and meaningful SkyDayProject will be.
Artist Ben Whitehouse created SkyDay to bring people of all ages together to learn about our sky, how it functions and what it's vulnerabilities are and bring people together in a new spirit of ecological citizenship. He is joined in this effort by NASA astronaut and artist Nicole Stott, Northwestern University Climate Scientist Daniel Horton and University of Illinois Professor of Atmospheric Science and Coordinating Lead Author for the IPCC (a panel that was awarded the Nobel Peace Prize in 2007!) Don Wuebbles. With the input of talented artists, scientists, parents, educators, writers, child development experts and social scientists we are building SkyDay as an interactive educational platform to offer teachers, parents and kids imaginative lesson plans, inspiring ideas, great articles, innovative projects, forums for discussion and exciting opportunities for international collaboration.
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SkyDayProject is brought to you by Only One Sky, NFP