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About Telescopes to Tanzania

Telescopes to Tanzania (TtT) brings scarce educational resources to this developing country in east Africa. The emphasis now is on building the Centre for Science Education and Observatory in Usa River, Tanzania.

Program Goals

  • Visit schools throughout Tanzania
  • Train teachers to teach hands-on, inquiry based science
  • Teach students
  • Train government education officers in understanding science teaching and scientific concepts
  • Bring more NEW science curricula to schools throughout Tanzania

Latest News

Dec 28
2019

Kai shares a link to Sky-Lights.org

by Kai Staats

AWB Update - December 18, 2019 at 4:32 PM Dan Heim provides insight to the Rotation of the Lunar Disk From Moonrise to Moonset: Sky-Lights.org Q&A: Rotation of the Lunar...

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Dec 04
2019

Walter Chossek Visited the MMAO Observatory

by Kai Staats

AWB Update - November 25 at 9:46 PM Long time supporter of Telescopes to Tanzania and dear friend of Chuck and Susan, Walter Chossek visited the MMAO observatory. So good...

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Dec 04
2019

Ambassador Eliona visits Star High School

by Kai Staats

AWB Update - November 25, 2019 at 9:23 PM Last week Astronomy Ambassador and middle school instructor Eliona Miley visited the Star high school, roughly 23 km south of Usa...

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Nov 22
2019

Telescopes to Tanzania Brings People Together!

Post by Linda Staats

AWB Update - November 21, 2019 A side benefit from my travels on behalf of the ELCA Generosity Project is opportunity to connect with people signifiant in my life. Susan...

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Nov 07
2019

Camera Test, Observation, Movie Night

by Kai Staats

AWB Update - November 5, 2019 On the afternoon of November 1, Zacharia Mjungu reinstalled Windows on the observatory laptop, as we had issues with a virus. It is working...

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Nov 05
2019

Introducing the Mt. Meru Astronomical Observatory website!

by Kai Staats

AWB Update - October 29, 2019 at 11:22 PM I am pleased to announce the completion of the Mt. Meru Astronomical Observatory website: https://mmao.space/ All stories and updates posted on...

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