Session 8: Infrastructure, History and Teaching in Astronomy

Title: Activities connected with "Light Pollution", an introduction to Astronomy  Education.
Author(s): M. Metaxa
Contact: Dr.M.Metaxa, Arsakeio High School, Athens, Greece,

The problem of Light Pollution exists most everywhere, and is still growing rapidly. The preservation of the astronomical environment is strongly connected and requires effective education. We present the model that our educational programme is based on and how the activities we propose can be integrated in the schools and be an introduction to astronomy Education .