de Pesquisa (Research
is mainly done in portuguese.... however, I will list briefly what
I do and will leave the PowerPoint presentations to those
and seminars in schools and at INPE´s miniobservatory.
with Drs. João Batista Canalle, Jaime da Rocha and Prof.
Nuricel Villalonga Aguilera, of the Brazilian team that goes to
the International Astronomy Olympiad (IAO),
in 2002 (Caucasus - Nizhnij Arkhiz), 2003 (Stockholm, Sweden),
2004 (Simeiz, Crymea - South of Ukraine) and 2006 (Mumbai,
of some astronomy teaching tutorials with
van der Veen,
from UCSB. Go visit her CMB
It is great!!!
in the Teaching Comission of the Brazilian Astronomical Society
from 1996 to 2000.
and teaching, since 1998, in the Introductory Course of Astronomy
and Astrophysics (Curso
de Introdução à Astronomia e Astrofísica
for elementary and high school teachers and undergraduate
students. I have taught Cosmology since 1998 and, in 2006, I was
invited to teach The Solar System chapter. The material I
prepared (text, PPT and some workshop material - all in
portuguese, sorry...) can be found here.
my hobby as a guitar player, I prepared a text about the Physics
of Music and presented it in some Meetings in Physics Education
in Brazil. The text can be found here.
of them I really enjoyed, some others I wrote myslef...
material used for the presentation about the relation between
astrology and science can be found here.
There is a number of good papers in English in this link.
purpose of Astronomy (Emanuel Davoust).
title is self-explanatory.
45 Edifício CEA "novo", Av. dos Astronautas,1.758 -
Jd. Granja - CEP 12227-010
José dos Campos - SP - Brasil
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